Prohibit criminal history questions on job applications and postpone background checks
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Mixed Evidence"
Establish publicly financed schools that are not subject to many of the regulations that govern traditional public schools, such as staffing, curriculum, and budgeting requirements.
Establish high deductible health plans paired with pre-tax medical expense accounts such as Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) or Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and information tools
Expand court-referred intimate partner violence offenders’ understanding of abuse, teach alternative reactions, and work to change gender role attitudes; also called batterer intervention programs (BIPs)
Allow eligible patients to use marijuana for medical purposes; often called medical marijuana laws (MMLs)
Increase the lowest hourly, daily, or monthly compensation that employers may legally pay to workers
Promote abstinence from sexual activity, generally only with mention of condoms and birth control to highlight failure rates
Provide objective, normative information to reduce students’ misperceptions about alcohol use and, ultimately, change their alcohol consumption
Use counseling, informational materials, etc. to inform smokers and non-smokers of the harms of secondhand smoke and encourage them to implement home smoking bans
Vary patient drug costs by tier; e.g., generic drugs have the lowest co-pay or cost sharing in tier one, then preferred brand name medications (tier two), then non-formulary drugs (tier three)