What Works for Health

Evidence matters. Our What Works for Health tool will help you find policies and programs that are a good fit for your community's priorities.

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Curated Strategy Lists

Each What Works for Health Curated Strategy List is carefully selected by our expert evidence analysts to include evidence-informed programs, policies and systems changes that can support community change efforts around specific topics and themes.  

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Featured Strategies

These strategies can help your community in its health improvement journey.

Expand refundable earned income tax credits for working individuals and families with low to moderate incomes

Provide funds to households with low incomes to meet home energy needs, especially for households with children, older adults, or individuals with disabilities

Coordinate access to services across delivery systems and disciplinary boundaries (e.g., housing, disability, physical health, mental health, child welfare, workforce services, etc.)

Provide outreach and support to assist those whose employers do not offer affordable coverage, who are self-employed, or who are unemployed

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Learn how you can effectively use What Works for Health to find evidence-informed policies and programs to make a difference in your community and explore what's behind our evidence ratings.

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