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News stories from the past 60 days.

State and Federal Telehealth Policy Activity
Mar 15, 2019 - Blog post from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) on telehealth policy variations at the state level. Touches on policy in Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Hawaii, and Texas, as well as federal telehealth policy and interstate licensure compacts.
Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Experts Blog
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As Awareness Around the Importance of Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity Increases, State Legislation Follows Suit
Feb 14, 2019 - Discusses a growing awareness of the impact of social determinants of health on individual and community wellness and details related state-level legislation in 11 states. Many of the bills introduced create advisory boards and work groups that include public health representatives with a goal of advancing health equity and addressing social determinants of health.
Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Experts Blog
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Last Updated: 3/15/2019