328: Opioids, Equity, and the Medicaid Cliff

Dr. Mark Levine, Vermont Department of Health's Commissioner of Health, discusses the opioid crisis in America and the policies his state has employed to save lives; Alicia Justice, ASTHO Senior Director of Programmatic Health Equity Initiatives and...


Dr. Mark Levine, Vermont Department of Health's Commissioner of Health, discusses the opioid crisis in America and the policies his state has employed to save lives; Alicia Justice, ASTHO Senior Director of Programmatic Health Equity Initiatives and Strategy, helps members assess their approach to health equity policies; Arthur San Agustin, Director of the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services, says the omnibus spending bill now before Congress would help U.S. territories avoid a crisis known as the Medicaid cliff; and Carolyn Mullen, ASTHO Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Relations, reminds us that a new Congress means new interest in pandemic-related programs.

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