Bills Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the 117th Congress (2021-2022)

 Bills Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the117th Congress (2021-2022)  Click the hyperlink of the Bill number to read the bill and sponsor lists. Legislation Number Title Sponsor Date of Introduction Number of Cosponsors H.R.3969 To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Se

Legislative Attention on Midwifery and Doulas in the 117th Congress

For decades there has been discussion of the over-medicalization of childbirth and end of life care. As a result, health care costs have risen, and the sacred time of transitions involving birth and death has been disrupted. Whether from a cost perspective, a need to increase the numb

IHPC Welcomes Biden Administration and Engages 117th Congress

By Mary Jo Hoeksema With the arrival of the Biden Administration and 117th Congress, the Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC) has been presented with new opportunities to engage with policymakers in the Federal government and on Capitol Hill. The work began in December 2020, wh