The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667) aims to cultivate a new culture of mental health for healthcare providers. This brief unveils the current mental health culture for US healthcare professionals and provides an overview of the provisions offered by H.R. 1667.Learn More
Policy at a Glance
IHPL develops informative policy briefs regarding pertinent bills being considered by the California State Legislature or the United States Congress. The briefs review the specifics of the bills, examining supporters and opponents, their rationale, and the bills' implications for Seventh-day Adventist health systems. The briefs are available for viewing below. To access previous issues, please visit our archive.
California became the first state in the United States to establish a universal meals program for all students through Assembly Bill 130. This brief provides an overview of California’s landmark universal meals program and its significance.Learn More
Among other provisions, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve resilience to the effects of climate change.Learn More
This brief provides an overview of the six major health provisions of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) as passed by the United States House of Representatives.Learn More