ISBN-10:
030948359X
ISBN-13:
9780309483599
Pub. Date:
06/30/2019
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: Proceedings of a Workshop

Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: Proceedings of a Workshop

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780309483599
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication date: 06/30/2019
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acronyms and Abbreviations xiii

1 Introduction 1

Workshop Objectives 2

Organization of the Workshop and Proceedings 4

2 Understanding the Basics of Tax Policy and State Budgets 7

Tax Policy Basics 8

The Fiscal Environment of State Budgets 13

3 Creating a Pipeline of Financing For Population Health: Exploring Sin Taxes and Tax Credits 21

Sin Taxes 22

Exploring Tax Credits to Finance Population Health Investments 37

4 Designing Sound Population Health Tax Policy: Small Group Activity 47

Tax Policy Proposals: Small Group Reports 47

5 Informing Sound Population Health Tax Policy in the Current Environment 55

Tax Expenditure Case Examples 57

Tax Case Examples 58

Provider Assessment Case Examples 59

Advancing Tax Policy for Population Health 60

6 Reflections on the Day 63

Participant Perspectives 64

Appendixes

A References 67

B Workshop Agenda 69

C Small Group Exercise Materials 73

D Biographical Sketches of Workshop Speakers and Moderators 77

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