Five 1-page infographics on issues that affect Tennesseans in 2018.
The science of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) indicates that early childhood and adolescence are critical times for human brain development.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, is one of the primary government programs focused on nutrition.
TennCare is the name for Medicaid in Tennessee. TennCare is the state budget's largest department, but the federal government pays two-thirds of the cost.
Federal funding in Tennessee accounts for nearly 40% of the state budget. Most of that money comes with some big restrictions on how we can spend it.
There’s a complicated relationship between public health and public policy. 5 Ways Public Policy Impacts Health explains how government actions or inaction — even in areas not always considered Read more
A Closer Look at the Intersection of Public Policy and the Drivers of Health Health means more than just health care. While access to clinical care is a contributing factor, our behaviors and the Read more
An intro to key concepts that influence access and affordability in health insurance markets, such as risk pools, predictability, incentives, and stability.
Background on TennCare reform efforts and the key design choices Tennessee policymakers may have to address if Congress changes the structure of Medicaid.
Transportation is an important part of state and local government budgets in Tennessee, and transportation infrastructure can also impact public health. Since good data and research are critical Read more