Increase the proportion of state and DC health departments with programs aimed at improving health in people with disabilities — DH‑R02 Healthy People in Action

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Improving Health Outcomes for American Indian and Alaska Native People with Disabilities: A Law and Policy Perspective

Posted on April 15, 2020 by ODPHP

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. A new report—The Role of Law and Policy in Achieving Healthy People’s Disability and Health Goals around Access to Health Care, Activities Promoting Health and Wellness, Independent Living and Participation, and Collecting Data in the United States—provides evidence-based information and identifies priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives.