We are passionate about supporting local health departments and the services they provide to their communities. This blog provides news, knowledge, and best practices to help public health departments continue their mission while facing ever-shrinking funding and resources.

CDC Addresses 7 Legal Topics to Consider when Billing for Vaccines

Mon, 2015-06-01

Vaccination costs are climbing. According to the CDC, in 1990, it cost $70 to vaccinate one child in the public sector from birth to age 18 for...

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Hepatitis C Infections Up 150 Percent in Recent Years; Are Local Health Departments Prepared?

Mon, 2015-05-18

Hepatitis C infections have increased 150 percent in the United States over the last four years, illustrated recently by an HIV/hepatitis C outbreak in a rural Indiana county.  
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Congress Proposes Repeal of Prevention and Public Health Fund

Mon, 2015-04-27
The recently passed FY 2016 House of Representatives budget resolution included a proposal to...

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Infographic: Top 6 Medical Billing Tips and Best Practices

Mon, 2015-04-20

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Ebola Exposes the Need for Sustainable Revenue in Public Health

Thu, 2015-04-16

Sustainable Revenue, Sustainable Preparedness

More than 50 percent of local health departments receive sole emergency preparedness funding from the federal government....

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