Facts and Issues: Health Care in Alabama

Report of the Health Care Study Committee of the League of Women Voters of Alabama

Published February 2010

The League of Women Voters of Alabama has conducted a study of health care in Alabama. The Study Committee considered Alabama statistics related to health care, health care programs administered with state funds and private funds, the boards, departments and agencies responsible for health decisions in the state, and other issues.

The Health Care Study Committee publishes its findings here for the use of local leagues to be used as educational background material for any future studies.
Submitted by Health Care Study Committee:
Marilyn Garrett, Chair, LWV of East Alabama; Lynne Richardson, LWV of Tuscaloosa; Janet Widell, LWV of East Alabama; Anna Blair, LWV of Montgomery; Catherine Hunt, LWV of Birmingham