Advocating Behavioral Health Workers Set-Aside in the COVID-19 American Rescue Plan Act Public Health Workforce Funding

Nineteen (19) members of the U.S. House have written HHS advocating that there be a behavioral health worker set-aside in the American Rescue Plan Act public health workforce funding. Several BH national organizations have advocated this. Public Health association response is not known by AAHD. The May 21 19 House members letter is here: PDF. […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Medicaid Transportation (HR 3013)

AAHD has joined 60 organizations endorsing HR 3013 – COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Transportation Act, clarifying that non-emergency medical transportation to receive a COVID-19 vaccine is a 100% federal Medicaid matching service. The legislation is sponsored by Reps Barragan (CA), Cardenas (CA), Clarke (NY), Ruiz (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Soto (FL), and Delegate Norton (DC). The May […]

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