Reauthorize PAHPA to strengthen the nation’s preparedness for public health emergencies

March 2023

BCHC issued recommendations on reauthorizing existing Pandemic All-Hazard Preparedness Act (PAHPA) programs. Our top three priorities include:

1. Reauthorize the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Hospital Preparedness Program Cooperative-Agreements at levels commensurate with FY2002;

2. Grants for STLT Governmental Public Health Agencies, and;

3. Reauthorize and create a funding mechanism for the Public Health Emergency Fund.

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