The Truth about the Prevention and Public Health Fund

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This 9 page PDF explains the status of federal funding for Title IV of the ACA. It details the status of funding for Prevention and Wellness available through federal and state sources. The Prevention and Public Health Fund is the nation’s largest single investment in prevention and takes an innovative approach by supporting cross-sector and public-private partnerships and collaborations to improve outcomes.  The Prevention Fund will provide $14.5 billion over the next 10 years to improve public health and prevent  chronic illnesses, including obesity and related diseases, through increased  screenings, counseling and care and community-based prevention programs.   The Fund supports services and programs that allow health to be improved in communities, schools, workplaces and homes by supporting healthier lifestyles and eliminating obstacles to healthy life choices.  Published: 2013

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