Massachusetts Health Policy Forum

Reducing Risky Alcohol Use: What Health Care Systems Can Do

Forum held on April 27, 2016

Risky alcohol use results in significant costs to health care systems, governments, employers, and patients totaling over $249 billion annually. This forum addressed strategies that health care systems can use to reduce risky drinking in Massachusetts. The forum highlighted models that are working around the country and share expertise from Massachusetts policy makers, health insurers and providers.

This work was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. 


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