Public Health Law News Announcements
Pre-Conference Workshop About Public Health Law at American Public Health Association Conference.CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP) will present “Public Health Law: Understanding It and Using It (to Your Advantage),” an interactive course that will provide an introduction to public health law principles and key sources of law, highlighting the relationship between US law and public health practice. Speakers will explain the increasingly transdisciplinary nature of public health practice, provide specific case studies, and describe tools and resources available to help increase competency in public health law. The three-hour course will take place Sunday, November 5, 2017, 8:00–11:30 am EST (*Please note, this is the same day that daylight saving time ends). Registration is $175.
Rural Health and the Law: Emergency Issues and Trends. PHLP and American Health Lawyers Association are co-sponsoring the third and final webinar in a three-part series, “Hot Topics at the Intersection of Public Health and Health Care.” This webinar will discuss state-level rural health policies, federal payment policies, and increases in telecommunication, all of which allow healthcare and public health organizations to better serve rural communities. This free webinar will take place November 14, 2017, 1:00–2:30 pm (EST).
Medicaid Prior Authorization Policies for Medication Treatment of Attention-Deficit/
The Policy Evidence Assessment Report, The Evidence for Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Service Systems Policy Interventions Addressed in Existing State Laws. This report, published by CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke, assesses the evidence for seven types of pre-hospital emergency medical service systems policy interventions for stroke to inform state decision makers and public health organizations.