Public Health Law Blog Archive

Feb 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Community Health Needs Assessments Q&A

posted on Thu, Feb 20 2014 9:30 am by The Network for Public Health Law

In this Q&A, Mary Crossley, Professor of Law and former Dean at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law helps us understand the Affordable Care Act’s community health needs assessment (CHNA) requirement and how it might foster collaboration between local health departments and hospitals.

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

The Affordable Care Act: Beyond Theory and Toward Implementation

posted on Thu, Feb 6 2014 9:19 am by Leila Barraza

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has only begun and many aspects of the law remain confusing to consumers and providers. How the public health law community is navigating the ACA, and the resources available to help individuals and organizations.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Crossroads of Tobacco Control

posted on Wed, Feb 5 2014 10:07 am by Maggie Mahoney

According to the new Surgeon General's Report, tobacco control is one of the public health community’s greatest successes, but efforts have stalled.

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