D002 (A Resolution to promote equity and to Reduce differences in Health Outcomes)
House of Bishops Message #328
The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 10, 2022 it considered resolution D002 (A Resolution to promote equity and to Reduce differences in Health Outcomes). The house acted to:
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,
That this 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church hereby encourage that Congress enact legislation the following package of policies that would serve to promote equity and to reduce differences in health outcomes: address implicit bias and unconscious bias; address data challenges; address Social Determinants Of Health; and invest in healthcare professional diversity; and be it further
Resolved, that this 80th General Convention, consistent with established policies and procedures, refer this Resolution to the Office of Government Relations, so that it may take all actions necessary to accomplish the intentions and purposes of this Resolution.