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How the public health system overhaul came to be – and …

(Just Now) Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the creation of a Public Health Commission in the summer of 2021. He tasked it with studying the state’s public health system and developing recommendations to strengthen it. Shortly thereafter, commission leaders met with local …

https://indianapublicradio.org/news/2023/06/how-the-public-health-system-overhaul-came-to-be-and-whats-still-left-to-do/

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Senate committee passes bill to boost public health …

(5 days ago) Senate lawmakers took their first step Wednesday aimed at dramatically improving Indiana’s public health system. But a committee hearing also revealed the challenges that …

https://indianapublicradio.org/news/2023/02/senate-committee-passes-bill-to-boost-public-health-system-but-challenges-remain/

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Indiana proposal to restructure public health faces uphill …

(6 days ago) Restructuring public health in Indiana. Under the concept, the state will funnel money to the local health departments with an 80-20 match. Local governments would have …

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2023/01/04/indiana-proposal-restructure-public-health-faces-uphill-battle-indiana-general-assembly/69741789007/

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Indiana’s historic public health funding increase provides …

(4 days ago) In 2023, the Indiana General Assembly approved an unprecedented 1,500 percent increase in public health funding, approving $225 million over the 2024 and 2025 fiscal years. …

https://news.iu.edu/live/news/35949-indianas-historic-public-health-funding-increase

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Public health system overhaul clears Indiana House after …

(9 days ago) 00:00. An overhaul of Indiana’s public health system cleared a key legislative hurdle Monday. The House passed a bill, SB 4, that requires local health departments to …

https://indianapublicradio.org/news/2023/04/public-health-system-overhaul-clears-indiana-house-after-changes/

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Health First Indiana: Quick Facts - IN.gov

(Just Now) Quick Facts. Health First Indiana is an initiative created by Senate Enrolled Act 4, legislation passed by the 2023 Indiana General Assembly that transforms public health. The legislation …

https://www.in.gov/healthfirstindiana/quick-facts/

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House committee expands list of core public health …

(3 days ago) SB 4's list of about two dozen core public health services previously included food and sanitary inspections, access to immunizations, tobacco cessation, and maternal and child health care, among

https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/house-committee-expands-list-of-core-public-health-services-in-priority-legislation.php

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Several bills that aim to lower health care costs in Indiana cleared

(5 days ago) Hospital leaders have said that many of Indiana’s hospitals are operating in the red and they worry that this bill is punitive and could drive them deeper into financial distress. SB 6 …

https://www.lpm.org/news/2023-03-03/several-bills-that-aim-to-lower-health-care-costs-in-indiana-cleared-the-senate-and-house

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Indiana’s Public Health Investment Holds Insights For …

(Just Now) Abstract. Indiana has a business-friendly environment, but historical underinvestment in public health has yielded poor health outcomes. In 2023, when trust in …

https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/10.1377/hlthaff.2023.01650

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New local health initiatives taking shape across Indiana as novel …

(5 days ago) Prior to the program, called Health First Indiana, the state’s public health investment was around $6.9 million, compared to the 2024 commitment of $75 million followed …

https://indianacapitalchronicle.com/2023/10/31/new-local-health-initiatives-taking-shape-across-indiana-as-novel-state-funding-becomes-available/

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Investing in Indiana’s Public Health Infrastructure Through …

(5 days ago) In April 2023, Indiana passed bill SB 4, which was a historic investment in the state's public health funding and restructuring its public health system. This case study …

https://www.astho.org/topic/report/investing-in-indianas-public-health-infrastructure-through-community-driven-policy-change/

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Indiana public health expansion clears key legislative vote

(4 days ago) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers gave a key sign of support Monday for the governor’s proposal that would broadly expand the state’s support for county-level public …

https://apnews.com/article/indiana-county-public-health-funding-holcomb-bfce8d150a31c857f45ea4f51236168b

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Senate panel changes public health system - Indiana Public Media

(1 days ago) READ MORE: Senate committee passes bill to boost public health system, but challenges remain Join the conversation and sign up for the Indiana Two-Way. Text "Indiana" …

https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/senate-panel-changes-public-health-system-improvement-bill,-aims-to-ease-concerns.php

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Every Indiana county opts to receive state public health funding

(1 days ago) 1:26. All 92 Indiana counties opted into a $150 million state public health funding initiative in the second year of the program, despite initial hesitancy from some local officials …

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2024/05/22/all-indiana-counties-opt-into-shared-150m-in-state-public-health-funding/73804476007/

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Indiana lawmakers drafting bill to ramp up public health services

(3 days ago) Earlier this year, a commission formed by Gov. Eric Holcomb said Indiana needs to significantly ramp up public health funding to meet the national average. It called on state …

https://cbs4indy.com/in-focus-indiana-politics/indiana-lawmakers-drafting-bill-to-ramp-up-public-health-services/

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Indiana lawmakers advance bill to expand public health services

(1 days ago) INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana lawmakers are moving forward with a bill to provide new services at local health departments. Gov. Eric Holcomb has proposed $347 million in state …

https://cbs4indy.com/in-focus-indiana-politics/indiana-lawmakers-advance-bill-to-expand-public-health-services/

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Health First Indiana: Home - IN.gov

(3 days ago) See Our Progress. As a requirement of Senate Enrolled Act 4-2023, local health departments must report metrics on core public health service delivery.Reporting periods are in June and …

https://www.in.gov/gphc

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Commission says $250M investment needed for public health

(4 days ago) Indiana ranks 48th in the nation for public health funding, spending approximately $55 per Hoosier on public health initiatives or $36 less than the nationwide average of $91 …

https://indianacapitalchronicle.com/2022/06/28/commission-says-250m-investment-needed-for-public-health/

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SB4 Indiana 2023 Public health commission. TrackBill

(2 days ago) On March 16, 2023 in the House: Representative Cherry added as cosponsor. On February 28, 2023 in the House: First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health. On February 24, …

https://trackbill.com/bill/indiana-senate-bill-4-public-health-commission/2298807/

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Indiana’s COVID-19 liability immunity statute survives court test

(Just Now) Anonymous Doctor 1 et al., is the first test of Indiana’s 2021 law establishing that physicians, hospitals and other health professionals cannot be held liable for an act, omission …

https://www.ama-assn.org/practice-management/sustainability/indiana-s-covid-19-liability-immunity-statute-survives-court

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Public health system transformation clears - Indiana Public Radio

(7 days ago) A “paradigm shift” for public health in Indiana crossed the finish line at the Statehouse Thursday. The legislation, SB 4, is the result of two years of work by the …

https://indianapublicradio.org/news/2023/04/public-health-system-transformation-clears-legislature-heads-to-governor/

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Healthy Indiana Plan lawsuit ruling just in time to prevent …

(7 days ago) A recent federal ruling stopped Indiana's plan to bring back monthly payments for Medicaid members on the Healthy Indiana Plan. Advocates say people will be less likely to …

https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/healthy-indiana-plan-lawsuit-ruling-just-in-time-to-prevent-medicaid-loss-advocates-say.php

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H.R.9020 - Congress.gov

(Just Now) Summary of H.R.9020 - 118th Congress (2023-2024): To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish a public health insurance option, and for other purposes.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-bill/9020

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Can The Research That Drives Health Reform Be Reformed? - Forbes

(2 days ago) Health services research, the basis of health reform, needs to focus on real-world impact and communicate its benefits says Aaron Carroll, the new president of AcademyHealth.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelmillenson/2024/07/11/can-the-research-that-drives-health-reform-be-reformed/

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The Politics of Health Care and the 2024 Election KFF

(8 days ago) Later, Bill Clinton campaigned on health reform in 1992, and proposed the sweeping Health Security Act in the first year of his presidency. That plan went down to defeat …

https://www.kff.org/health-policy-101-the-politics-of-health-care-and-the-2024-election/

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Indiana ranks among top 10 states for growing xylazine threat

(7 days ago) The sedative xylazine has become an increasing threat to public health. Fentanyl is not the only drug fueling Indiana's addiction crisis. News North Sports Indy 500 Things To Do …

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/local/2024/07/16/indiana-ranks-among-top-10-states-for-growing-xylazine-threat/74406843007/

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Faculty member receives almost $1 million grant for study of lead

(2 days ago) Assistant Professor Michelle Del Rio, Ph.D. has been awarded a federal grant of $994,743 for her "Healthy Homes Technical Study Proposal" to investigate lead exposure in …

https://publichealth.indiana.edu/news-events/_news/2024/2024-Michelle-Del-Rio-HUD-grant.html

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Disciplinary grievance filed against Indiana AG Todd Rokita - MSN

(Just Now) According to the Indiana Department of Health, terminated pregnancy reports, and termination complications, are reported to the department in accordance with Indiana Code 16-34-2, the …

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/disciplinary-grievance-filed-against-indiana-ag-todd-rokita-surrounding-terminated-pregnancy-report-comments/ar-BB1q6hU9

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Empathy should be the first response to people with vaccine

(Just Now) Corbett-Helaire, an assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston and a Freeman Hrabowski Scholar …

https://www.statnews.com/2024/07/17/empathy-first-response-vaccine-injury-fears/

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Senate panel changes public health system - Indiana Public Radio

(5 days ago) A bill to significantly improve Indiana’s public health system underwent a small but potentially vital change Thursday, aimed at easing concerns about the legislation. The …

https://indianapublicradio.org/news/2023/02/senate-panel-changes-public-health-system-improvement-bill-aims-to-ease-concerns/

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Reforms needed to strengthen India’s healthcare system

(4 days ago) According to the Economic Survey 2022-23, India’s per capita health expenditure is Rs 4,470, of which the out-of-pocket expenditure is around 47 per cent. For a

https://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/voices/2024/Jul/13/reforms-needed-to-strengthen-indias-healthcare-system

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Severe storms with tornado reports whip through Midwest, killing …

(1 days ago) CHICAGO (AP) — Storms spawning multiple tornado reports blew through Iowa, Illinois — including Chicago — and Indiana on Monday, downing trees and power poles and …

https://www.azfamily.com/2024/07/16/severe-storms-with-tornado-reports-whip-through-midwest-killing-1-cutting-power-460k/

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Australia’s vaping reforms will protect young people, say public …

(1 days ago) Influence of Big Tobacco. Despite wide support for the reforms across the health sector,4 Terry Slevin, chief executive of the Public Health Association of Australia, said that …

https://www.bmj.com/content/385/bmj.q1449

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Officials increasingly ban students' cellphones in K-12 schools

(Just Now) Public officials have flagged addiction to digital screens for driving a growing “youth mental health crisis” since pandemic restrictions shuttered k-12 schools in March 2020.

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2024/jul/16/officials-increasingly-ban-students-cellphones-in-/

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Governor Shapiro Signs Bipartisan 2024-25 Budget, Investing in …

(9 days ago) The bipartisan budget is a product of hard work and compromise by all sides and delivers on the Governor’s promises – including historic investments in economic …

https://www.pa.gov/en/governor/newsroom/2024-press-releases/governor-shapiro-signs-bipartisan-2024-25-budget--investing-in-e.html

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Biden's health: A look at questions the White House faces AP News

(5 days ago) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s terrible performance at the June 27 presidential debate has raised concerns about his age, health and ability to lead the federal …

https://apnews.com/article/biden-health-doctor-physical-debate-7e2ee1216e35891600737ce20cdc7d2d

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