Thursday, October 16, 2014
Each issue features legal news relating to public health, and includes announcements; top national, state, and local stories; state and federal court opinions; and interviews.
Public Health Law News Quiz Question October 2014According to the October 2014 Announcements, when are applications for the Public Health Law Program spring 2015 internships and externships due?
Feature: Profiles in Public Health LawThis Month’s Feature Profile in Public Health Law: Donna Levin, National Director, Network for Public Health Law
Social Impact Bonds Issue BriefFollowing a wave of states turning to social impact bonds (SIBs) to help finance innovative public health initiatives, two bills recently introduced in the US House of Representatives and Senate, both with bipartisan support, would authorize greater federal participation in states’ efforts to use SIBs to promote public health. As part of PHLP’s ongoing efforts to monitor the development and use of these innovative public health financing tools, PHLP created this issue brief to outline key provisions and authorities of the Social Impact Bond Act (HR 4885) and the Pay for Performance Act (S.2691).
About Public Health Law News
Public Health Law News is published by the CDC Public Health Law Program in the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support. It is released on the third Thursday of each month except holidays, plus special issues when warranted. It is distributed in electronic form and is free of charge.