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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25237.
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Exploring Tax Policy to
Advance Population
Health, Health Equity, and
Economic Prosperity

PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP

Theresa M. Wizemann, Rapporteur

Roundtable on Population Health Improvement

Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

Health and Medicine Division

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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25237.
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Suggested citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Exploring tax policy to advance population health, health equity, and economic prosperity: Proceedings of a workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: https://doi.org/10.17226/25237.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25237.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25237.
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PLANNING COMMITTEE ON EXPLORING TAX POLICY TO ADVANCE POPULATION HEALTH, HEALTH EQUITY, AND ECONOMIC PROSPERITY1

BOBBY MILSTEIN (Chair), ReThink Health

ELLA AUCHINCLOSS, ReThink Health

KATHY GERWIG, Kaiser Permanente

ALAN GILBERT, GE Healthymagination

JEREMIE GREER, Prosperity Now

JAMES HESTER, Population Health Systems

GIRIDHAR MALLYA, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s planning committees are solely responsible for organizing the workshop, identifying topics, and choosing speakers. The responsibility for the published Proceedings of a Workshop rests with the workshop rapporteur and the institution.

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ROUNDTABLE ON POPULATION HEALTH IMPROVEMENT1

GEORGE J. ISHAM (Co-Chair), Senior Advisor, HealthPartners; Senior Fellow, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research

SANNE MAGNAN (Co-Chair), Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

PHILIP M. ALBERTI, Senior Director, Health Equity Research and Policy, Association of American Medical Colleges

TERRY ALLAN, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

JOHN AUERBACH, Executive Director, Trust for America’s Health

CATHY BAASE, Chair, Board of Directors, Michigan Health Improvement Alliance, Consultant for Health Strategy, The Dow Chemical Company

DEBBIE I. CHANG, Senior Vice President, Policy and Prevention, Nemours

CHARLES J. FAZIO, Senior Vice President and Medical Director, HealthPartners

GEORGE R. FLORES, Senior Program Officer, The California Endowment

KATHY GERWIG, Vice President, Employee Safety, Health and Wellness and Environmental Stewardship Officer, Kaiser Permanente

ALAN GILBERT, Director of Global Government and NGO Strategies, GE Healthymagination

MARY LOU GOEKE, Executive Director, United Way of Santa Cruz County

MARTHE GOLD, Senior Scholar in Residence, The New York Academy of Medicine

MARC N. GOUREVITCH, Professor and Chair, Department of Population Health; New York University School of Medicine

GARTH GRAHAM, President, Aetna Foundation

GARY R. GUNDERSON, Vice President, Faith Health, Wake Forest University

WAYNE JONAS, Executive Director, H&S Ventures

ROBERT M. KAPLAN, Professor, Stanford University

DAVID A. KINDIG, Professor Emeritus of Population Health Sciences; Emeritus Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Madison

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1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s forums and roundtables do not issue, review, or approve individual documents. The responsibility for the published Proceedings of a Workshop rests with the workshop rapporteur and the institution.

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PAULA M. LANTZ, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan

MICHELLE LARKIN, Associate Vice President, Associate Chief of Staff, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

THOMAS A. LaVEIST, Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

JEFFREY LEVI, Professor, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

SHARRIE McINTOSH, Vice President for Programs, New York State Health Foundation

ROBERT McLELLAN, Chief, Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Medical Director, Live Well/Work Well; Professor, Medicine, Community and Family Medicine, and the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine at Darmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

PHYLLIS D. MEADOWS, Senior Fellow, Health Program, The Kresge Foundation

BOBBY MILSTEIN, Director, ReThink Health

JOSÉ T. MONTERO, Director, Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support; Deputy Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MARY PITTMAN, President and CEO, Public Health Institute

PAMELA RUSSO, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

JOSH M. SHARFSTEIN, Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement, Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

MYLYNN TUFTE, State Health Officer, Office of the Governor, State of North Dakota

Health and Medicine Division Staff

ALINA BACIU, Roundtable Director

CARLA ALVARADO, Program Officer

KIMANI HAMILTON-WRAY, Senior Program Assistant

ROSE MARIE MARTINEZ, Senior Board Director

Consultant

THERESA M. WIZEMANN, Rapporteur

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Reviewers

This Proceedings of a Workshop was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making each published proceedings as sound as possible and to ensure that it meets the institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the process.

We thank the following individuals for their review of this proceedings:

Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the content of the proceedings nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this proceedings was overseen by BRUCE N. CALONGE, The Colorado Trust. He was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this proceedings was carried out in accordance with standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the rapporteur and the National Academies.

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges
ACH accountable community for health
CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Program
CTC child tax credit
DSRIP Medicaid 1115 Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments
EITC earned income tax credit
GE General Electric Company
LIHTC low-income housing tax credit
NMTC new markets tax credit
TFAH Trust for America’s Health
UC University of California
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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement has been focused on the subject of dependable resources for population health since its inception in 2013. On December 7, 2017, the roundtable convened a workshop to explore tax policy as it relates to advancing population health, health equity, and economic prosperity. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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