Evidence Library

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Sarah B. Klieger, MPH •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Abraham Gutman, MA •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Leslie Allen, JD •
Women Against Abuse, Inc.
Rosalie Pacula, PhD •
RAND
Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, MPH, MA •
Temple University
Scott Burris, JD •
Center for Public Health Law Research

As of February 1, 2017 state laws disparately regulate patient registration and civil rights, product safety labeling and packaging, and dispensaries, creating a patchwork of regulatory strategies whose effectiveness remains unknown.

 
Staff •
Center for Public Health Law Research

This map shows which states have laws that require such coverage for both private insurance plans and Medicaid, and provides information on legal requirements for, among other things, when DSME/T coverage is triggered, what specific activities are covered, and the standards that DSME/T must meet.

 
Lainie Rutkow, JD, PhD •
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Caleb Alexander, MD, MS •
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

The study finds Florida’s efforts to prevent inappropriate use of painkillers are showing reductions among prescribers and patients who had the highest prescribing and usage rates.

 
Amy Winterfeld, JD •
National Conference of State Legislators

A variety of laws and legislatively enabled regulations attempt to reduce sodium in the food supply, including lowering the amount of salt in foods served in schools and child care facilities or purchased by state-regulated elder and health care facilities and prisons. Through incentives to develop grocery vendors in areas without them, at least five states provide more low sodium, high potassium fresh fruits and vegetables for our diets.