Sens. Todd Young, R-Ind., and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today introduced a Senate version (S. 2986) of the Social Determinants Accelerator Act, AHA-supported legislation that would provide planning grants and technical assistance to help states and communities address the social determinants of health for high-need Medicaid patients. Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., introduced the House bill (H.R. 4004) in July. The Aligning for Health coalition, whose members include the AHA, also supports the legislation.

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