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Public Health System Transformation

Accountable Care: Basic Principles and Related Law [PDF - 357KB]
Describes accountable care frameworks and the legal provisions that support them. These resources can help practitioners understand how accountable care might impact public health and engage with accountable care entities in their jurisdictions.

Public Health Law and Policy Innovations: Social Impact Bonds [PDF - 357KB]
A descriptive overview of social impact bonds, new financing mechanisms used to attract private investment for public health initiatives. These resources can help public health practitioners responsible for financing and funding, as well as groups and organizations with the responsibility to inform state and local governing bodies regarding public health programing and initiatives.

Selected Issues regarding ERISA, Health Benefit Plans, and State Laws that Address Health System Transformation [PDF - 272KB]
Summary of responses to technical assistance requests PHLP received regarding the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and its relationship to health benefit plans and state laws that address health system transformation

Summary of the Internal Revenue Service’s April 5, 2013, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Community Health Needs Assessments for Charitable Hospitals [PDF - 188KB]
Summarizes proposed regulations that provided guidance to charitable hospital organizations on the 501(r) Community Health Needs Assessment requirements and related excise tax and reporting requirements


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