In this week's episode of "Podcast from Washington," Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill and what it would mean for the Prevention and Public Health Fund. They also discuss the reauthorization of MIECHV and CHIP.
Next, Ian Goldstein sat down with Health Director of Kanawha County, WV Dr. Michael Brumage to discuss his devastating experience with the opioid epidemic that took the lives of 64,000 Americans in 2016. Dr. Brumage also discussed how a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would affect his county's Medicaid population.
In this week's episode, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill that was voted out of committee. Also discussed, a budget deal attached to Hurricane Harvey, ACA hearings, and DACA.
Later in the program Ian Goldstein interviewed Deputy Commissioner of the office of Emergency Preparedness and Response at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Marisa Raphael about National Preparedness Month and preparedness efforts in New York City.