2013-2014Health

 


 

Health

 

With the recent passage of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, health has become a priority for state governments. The Health Committee provides a forum for state leaders from all 13 Western states to address challenges and identify common health goals and solutions.

 

Some of the topics previously addressed are: Active lifestyle and Healthy Eating; Cost, Quality and Access to Health Care; Mental Health; Health Insurance Exchanges, Affordable Care Act and Canadian Health Care System, among others.

 

 

CHAIR

Representative Elaine Harvey

Wyoming

 

VICE CHAIR

Assemblyman David Bobzien

Nevada

 

 

Click here for full committee roster.

2014 Annual Meeting

 

Click here for the 2014 Meeting Agenda

 

Presentation - Stewart Ferguson, PhD, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

 

Presentation - Victorie Heart, MS, RN, Director, CHAP/Rural Health

 

Presentation - Tom Massey, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

 

Presentation - Mary E. Williard, DDS

 

Presentation - Laurel Wood, MPA, Coordinator for Public Health, Immunization Action Coalition

 

Presentation - Laurel Wood, MPA, Coordinator for Public Health, Immunization Action Coalition

 

 

Click here for a draft agenda for the Health Committee at the 2013 CSG West Annual Meeting.

 

Click here for the agenda for the Special Health Committee Session: How much does Diabetes cost your state?

 

Committee Meeting Summaries

 

July 31, 2013 - 66th Annual CSG West Annual Meeting

August 1, 2013 - Diabetes - 66th Annual CSG West Annual Meeting

 

 

Health Policy Briefs

 

CDC Offers States Disease Prevention Grants

Obesity and Diabetes in the United States

Prevention and the Continuum of Care: State Government’s Challenge

 

 

 

For more information on the Health Commitee, please contact CSG West policy consultant Rich Lindsey at rlindsey@wyoming.com.