Month: May 2016

May 2016 Legislative Summary

May 24, 2016

Dozens of health care bills have been moving through the California Legislature in the second half of the 2015-16 legislative session. As of this writing, many of the bills are on temporary hold in the Suspense files of the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committee pending further…

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Covered California May 2016 Board Meeting

May 23, 2016

The Covered California Board of Directors met on May 12, 2016 in Sacramento. Covered California presented their proposed 2016-17 budget and associated program changes, including a health plan assessment level of 4% for the individual market and 5.2% for the small business market,…

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Medi-Cal For All Children Goes Live Today

May 16, 2016

On Friday May 13, 2016, the state Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) notified the Department of Finance that all systems are go to implement SB 75 (Medi-Cal for All Children) today. The Medi-Cal for All ChildrenĀ Expansion means that low-income undocumented children will,…

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Children's Health Insurance Coverage: 4 California Stats

May 5, 2016

In light of the upcoming Medi-Cal expansion for undocumented children on May 16, ITUP continues to put a spotlight on children's health insurance coverage during this historic month. [caption id="attachment_9460" align="aligncenter" width="508"] State-Level Changes in Uninsurance…

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