With increased Congressional focus on health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the time to pass legislation that would address the social determinants of health, which are often closely tied to health disparities. Recently, Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL), lead sponsor of the Social Determinants Accelerator Act (H.R. 4004), sent out a Dear Colleague letter to co-sign the bill, which is featured below.
Please flag the Social Determinants Accelerator Act and this cosponsorship opportunity for Members of Congress or their staff that you speak with. If useful, here is a short letter template.