Issue Brief on Prevention and Public Health: 911 for America’s Health The Dire Impact of the American Health Care Act on Prevention and Public Health

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This issue brief from the Trust for America's Health outlines the threats to public health and prevention services that would be faced if the ACHA becomes law and urges the U.S. Senate to change the provisions in the ACHA that eliminate the Prevention and Public Health Fund and which would allow states to opt-out of the requirement to provide access to evidence based clinical preventive services. These cuts would directly impact major health crises the country is facing including opioid related deaths to rising rates of diabetes to outbreaks such as Zika and Ebola. Click here to read the brief and learn more.