Tools and Memos

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding barriers in USDA programs and services; advancing racial justice and equity and support for underserved communities at USDA. In this letter, PolicyLab experts answer questions...


Guevara J, Pennotti R, Vasan A, Virudachalam S 

In May 2021, PolicyLab virtually convened more than 30 experts from across the United States for a workshop on state policy levers to address unmet social needs in the pediatric setting. This workshop grew out of a PolicyLab issue brief focused on ensuring that screening for unmet ...


Rosenquist R, McPeak K, Wilson-Hall L, Dalembert G, Cullen D, Constant B, Scribano P, Vasan A, DeRubio T

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) seeking input on design considerations for a public health insurance option. In this letter, PolicyLab...


Rubin D, Rosenquist R, Strane D, Glaser A

On behalf of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, researchers at PolicyLab responded to a request for comment on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft research plan for evaluating “Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children." In reviewing the draft r...


Wallis KE, Bennett A, Gerdes M, Guthrie W, Levy SE, Miller JS

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the Health Resources and Services Administration seeking input as they begin a new strategic plan for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. In this letter, PolicyLab draws on relevant research and expertise from our community of...


La Rochelle C, Lane K, DeRubio T