Public Health Law Blog Archive

Dec 2015

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Strategies to Increase Access to Dental Care

posted on Tue, Dec 22 2015 3:27 pm by Leslie Frey

Many Americans are concerned about health insurance coverage and access to affordable health care where and when they need it. Less attention is paid to access to, and affordability of, dental care, yet proper dental hygiene and preventive dental care are critical aspects of maintaining oral health and overall well-being.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Telemedicine in Rural Communities: Navigating the Legal Issues in this New Frontier of Health Care Delivery

posted on Tue, Dec 8 2015 2:54 pm by Brittney Bauerly

Rural communities experience significant health disparities and face unique challenges regarding access to health care providers. Telemedicine, the use of technology to deliver health care services from a distance, is one tool that can improve health care access in rural communities.

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Recent developments in drug overdose law and policy

posted on Mon, Dec 7 2015 11:19 am by Corey Davis

The past few months have seen a number of important developments the area of drug abuse and overdose prevention law and policy. Here are a few of the more important stories at the federal, state, and local levels.

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