May 14, 2021
American Families Plan Highlights Social Determinants of Health
President Biden recently released the second portion of his spending and tax plan, a $1.8 trillion package called the American Families Plan. This joins the $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan released by the President in March as part of his effort to rebuild the U.S. economy after the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan focuses on education and safety net programs, which can improve health outcomes and make health more equitable because they address the social determinants of health. While the measures included are only proposed and still need congressional approval, they serve as a starting point for negotiations in the House and the Senate. Read More >>>
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