2017 Midwestern Regional Meeting

2017 Midwestern Regional Meeting September 28-29, 2017 Columbus, Ohio Agenda Click here to download the final agenda! Hotel Information Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown 33 E. Nationwide Blvd Columbus, OH 43215 We have arranged for a special room rate for our attendees of $115/night (plus tax). To make a reservation, call the Crowne Plaza at 800-338-4462 and mention the booking code 'NAP'. Our room block will be open for reservations until the close of business on September 8. Meeting Registration The registration fee for this year's meeting will be $125.00. Click here to Register Online Payment Pay by Credit Card by clicking the button below:

Fits and Starts for Federal Funding

Emily J. Holubowich, MPP, Senior Vice President at CRD Associates, is NAPHSIS’s Washington representative and leads our advocacy efforts in the nation’s capital. In part because of the presidential transition, and in part because of lawmakers’ preoccupation with other policy priorities – namely, health care reform – Congress is woefully behind schedule in determining fiscal 2018 funding levels for federal agencies and programs. The House has worked furiously to move all of its 12 spending bills through the House Appropriations Committee before the August recess, including the typically controversial spending bill for public health and health research. The Senate, on the other hand, has barel

'TILL DEATH DO US PART: The value of Death Data in Public Health and Fraud Prevention

July 28, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM The Gold Room 2168 Rayburn Houses Office building Ice cream will be served RSVP to As headlines demonstrate-from the unexpected rise in death rates among middle-aged, white Americans due to substance abuse and suicide, to the rise in maternal mortality, to government waste due to improper benefits payments-death records collected and maintained by the states and territories serve critical public health, civil registration, and administrative functions. such records are essential in tracking life expectancy and addressing causes of death through public health interventions, and in stopping benefits payments to individuals who are deceased, or