Category: policy brief

Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Education Specialists

This policy brief presents relevant background information on the ACA and highlights the role health education specialists can fill within the context of a transitioning health care system. Exploration of the various care delivery models and methods of reimbursement are examined to encourage the formation of a research and advocacy…

A Nation in Crisis: A Health Education Approach to Preventing Opioid Misuse and Addiction

A Nation in Crisis: A Health Education Approach to Preventing Opioid Misuse and Addiction This policy brief explores the U.S. opioid epidemic and advocates for a broader role for health education in prevention strategies to stem the tide of opioid-related deaths in the United States.