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Elizabeth Platt, Esq. •
Center for Public Health Law Research

Director of Research and Operations, Elizabeth Platt, presented these slides at the NACCHO 360 Conference on July 20, 2022, with two other presenters including Katrina Forrest and Akeem Anderson from CityHealth.

CityHealth.org, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, works to improve community health by advancing a package of evidence-based policies across the largest U.S. cities.

 
Jonathan Larsen, JD, MPP •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Sabrina Ruchelli, JD •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Amy Cook, JD •
Center for Public Health Law Research

This research collected Financial Assistance Policies and related debt collection policies from a representative sample of 75 340B hospitals to better understand financial support for pharmaceuticals for low-income populations.

 
Patty Skuster, JD, MPP •
CPHLR Fellow
Adrienne Ghorashi, Esq. •
Center for Public Health Law Research

This paper, published in Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters, analyzes provisions that do not account for the prevalence of self-managed abortion and evidence of its safety. Such provisions require that abortion take place in a formal healthcare setting. The researchers also analyzed criminal penalties for non-compliance.

 
Kathleen Moran-McCabe, JD •
Center for Public Health Law Research
DeAnna Baumle, JD, MSW •
Center for Public Health Law Research

This dataset on LawAtlas.org tracks sweeping legislation that broadly decriminalizes drug possession, providing a high-level overview of legislation that decriminalizes personal possession of most or all controlled substances. This dataset does not include laws or bills that decriminalize possession of only a few, specific substances (e.g., marijuana only or psychedelic substances only). It also captures state bills that were introduced on or after January 1, 2021, but have since failed, or are still pending as of March 15, 2022.

 
Elizabeth Platt, Esq. •
Center for Public Health Law Research

This dataset is cross-sectional and displays key features of state Medicaid Waivers addressing COVID-19 across all 50 states and the District of Columbia approved as of July 1, 2021.

 
Elizabeth Platt, Esq. •
Center for Public Health Law Research

This dataset, published on PDAPS.org, is cross-sectional and displays key features of state laws increasing access to buprenorphine and methadone during COVID-19 across all 50 states and the District of Columbia approved as of June 1, 2021.

 
Elizabeth Platt, Esq. •
Center for Public Health Law Research

This dataset, published on PDAPS.org, is cross-sectional and displays key features of mitigation laws at state correctional facilities relating to MOUD treatment across all 50 states and the District of Columbia in effect as of September 1, 2021. 

 
Staff •
Center for Public Health Law Research

CityHealth, which is an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, currently rates cities in nine policy domains based on data produced using policy surveillance conducted by the Center for Public Health Law Research with the National Institute of Early Education Research (NIEER) (the data on Universal Pre-K) and David Jernigan, PhD, and Ryan D. Treffers, JD (the data on Safer Alcohol Sales).

 

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