Health Reform

Health Reform

ASTHO's Response to Health Reform

ASTHO's Health Reform Action Team helps members and affiliate organizations respond to the public health provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

We communicate via newsletter, all-member calls, documents, and rapid technical assistance. This team works with ASTHO's Health Reform Committee, which is chaired by Mary Selecky (Washington state).

If you have any questions related to the implementation of the ACA, please contact infocenter@astho.org.

Affordable Care Act Analyses

Funding

Check here for updates as new funding opportunities become available.

Latest Awards

Sep 24, 2010HHS Awards $320M to Expand Primary Care Workforce
Includes funding to state health departments to assess their state's current health workforce.

Sep 24, 2010HHS Awards Nearly $100M in Prevention and Wellness Funding
Initiatives will support public health infrastructure, HIV/AIDS prevention and testing, tobacco and obesity prevention, epidemiology and laboratory capacity, and behavioral health.

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Timelines

Timeline for Public Health Provisions of PPACA