HLAA Files Comments with Healthy People 2020

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HLAA Files Comments with Healthy People 2020

Jan 10 2010

Hearing Loss Association of America has submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Healthy People 2020. Healthy People 2020 provides a framework for prevention for the Nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats. According to the Healthy People 2020 website, “Healthy People 2020 will reflect assessments of major risks to health and wellness, changing public and emerging issues related to our nation's health preparedness and prevention.”

Our Comments and suggested changes or additions to the stated Healthy People 2020 Objectives provide input on a range of issues from those related to hearing health care to issues related to disability issues and access to health services. You can read the comments of all who provided input by going to the Healthy People 2020 website. Read all our comments and proposed objectives [View PDF]