Expand access to information on the Affordable Care Act in additional Asian languages beyond the current translations available in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Tagalog.
Department of Health and Human Services
Increase awareness of and access to HHS and other federal agencies' funding opportunities to the USAPI by identifying and develop a compilation of Federal grant programs available to the six USAPI jurisdictions, including information on funding history and points of contact.
Promote outreach and efforts to increase AANHPI workforce and leadership in public health.
Improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care delivery systems in order to address mental health and substance abuse disparities among AANHPIs.
Develop and evaluate hepatitis B, ensure that hospitals and birthing centers administer a birth dose of hep B vaccine, assess best practices for care coordination, demonstrate safety and efficacy of antiviral therapy and vaccination as a means of prevention.
Increase the capacity to collect more reliable health data and conduct research for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) to better describe and understand the needs of the population, consistent with the Affordable Care Act's Section 4302 provision: Understanding Health Disparities: Data Collection and Analysis.