It's not yet clear what will happen to
A panel of policy experts largely supportive of the health programs gathered this week at the
He said rhetoric has gotten more attention than facts this campaign season, but supporters of federal health programs would have opportunities to present evidence of the program's positive effects during hearings because there is not complete agreement, even among
He said there is also a case for lesser known programs, including one that supports innovation in health care delivery that has become integral in
The federal innovation office, housed in the
There are signs the state effort is working as intended, but the system relies on extra funding from higher
There are other pilot programs supported by the innovation office, said
He said there is broad agreement that
"How do we get better outcomes without spending more money?" he said. "Innovation."
Separately others in public health, including Dr.
They argued that increased attention on the root causes of addiction, violence, mental health, infant mortality and public health emergencies would greatly reduce expenditures in the future.
The problem with the
The letter noted the long-running public discourse about controlling health costs. "This is the only way: with work that prevents health problems from arising in the first place," it states.. "A commitment to fiscal responsibility is a commitment to public health."
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