Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
Federal and state licensing standards should require that nursing facilities and assisted living/residential care settings have well-developed, feasible, and practiced emer
Public transportation providers should receive sufficient funding to ensure a clean and safe operating environment for employees and riders during public health emergencies.
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the states, and all other regulators should vigorously enforce all regulations in long-term services and supports (LTSS) facilities and home care w
States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
Policymakers and health care administrators must conduct adequate emergency preparedness planning to avoid scarcity of medical equipment, supplies, and personnel
Policymakers should collaborate to identify, develop, fund, and implement timely, effective response plans for national, state, and local public health crises.