The Alliance for Health Policy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping policymakers and the public better understand health policy, the root of the nation’s health care issues, and the trade-offs posed by various proposals for change.
We believe a better health care system begins with a balanced exchange of evidence, experience, and multiple perspectives.
The Alliance serves as a trusted resource, empowering current and future health policy leaders to improve the nation’s health care system by advancing their understanding of the issues that matter and by convening them in solutions-focused conversations.
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As the health care system grapples with unprecedented challenges post-pandemic – from workforce to supply chain shortages, from technological advances to continued health inequities and affordability challenges – will the future of the health care system meet the needs of real people and communities? When “people” become “patients,” what happens? And what do health policy leaders need to know to put people first?
The Alliance would like to extend an invitation to the health policy community to gather the night before the Summit for a networking reception with colleagues from across the health care sector. We are excited to offer an opportunity to connect with other Summit attendees and panelists ahead of the event....
Health care services have been moving out of facilities and into home and community settings gradually over an extended period of time. This trend accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medicaid has offered home and community-based services (HCBS) as a subset of long-term services and supports (LTSS) that allows patients to receive health services in their […]...
This webinar, held on World Schizophrenia Day in partnership with the Schizophrenia and Psychosis Action Alliance, aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the needs of people living with schizophrenia and the implications of the severe, systemic gaps in care often experienced by this population. Panelists will explore the role of innovation, care delivery, and […]...
The federal government provides a significant share of funding for mental health services in America, while allowing states flexibility to design their own mental health systems and allocate those funds to county and local levels. This briefing outlined how federal funding is allocated, distributed, and ultimately used by states and community organizations. Speakers also explored […]...
The Alliance takes a “listening first'' approach, gathering insights from the health policy community and health care stakeholders to clarify and synthesize current issues and create a forum for dialogue to advance the conversation for improving health and health care in the United States.
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A health insurance program for aged persons designed to complement the retirement, survivors, and disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. It covers most persons aged 65 and over.
Mental health is a dynamic state of internal equilibrium which enables individuals to use their abilities in harmony with universal values of society. Basic cognitive and social skills; ability to recognize, express and modulate one’s own emotions, as well as empathize with others; flexibility and ability to cope with adverse life events and function in social roles; and harmonious relationship between body and mind represent important components of mental health which contribute, to varying degrees, to the state of internal equilibrium.
Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. Prevention is defined as actions aimed at eradicating, eliminating or minimizing the impact of disease and disability.
Health Policy Handbook
An introduction to the health policy and health care ecosystem
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarina Katz email@example.com Washington, D.C. – As the Alliance for Health Policy closes its milestone 30th anniversary year, the Board of Directors announces the appointment of new leadership that will guide the organization into its next phase of impact and programming. Tanisha Carino, Ph.D., partner at Brunswick, will assume the role […]...