Ideally, the federal government should finance LTSS through a universal, comprehensive, and publicly administered program such as Medicare or similar social insurance program of shared risk.
Food labels should be written in clear, plain, understandable language and printed in legible type size, font, and color. Labels i
Federal and state policymakers should establish reasonable requirements for labeling nutritional values of standard menu offerings in restaurants and simil
The federal government should play a strong role in protecting patients’ rights to direct their care and make other decisions.
The federal government and states should encourage advance care planning.
States should set strong licensing standards for all health care providers.
States should require all health professionals to maintain competency in their respective professions.
States should mandate public disclosure of disciplinary actions taken by health regulatory boards and make this information easily accessible to consumers.