National Alliance Offers Recommendations for Employers to Address Gaps in Social Needs and Determinants of Health for US Workforce

Collaboration with the CDC and NNPHI identified strategies and process to enhance employee and community well-being

WASHINGTON – January 13, 2022 – A key issue facing our healthcare system today is the impact of the social needs, social risks, and social determinants on today’s workforce. No longer just a public health concern, issues with economic instability, housing, transportation, and access to healthcare can have a significant impact on the health and well-being of employees and their families. To help employers address these factors, the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance), a PCC Executive Member, conducted a yearlong learning collaborative with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy and the National Network of Public Health Institutes. The findings and recommendations were released today.

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