Announcements

Let’s Get Healthy California Innovation Conference

The California Health and Human Services Agency will host the third annual Innovation Conference on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, with support from the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), The California Endowment (TCE), and the Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF).

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The People Concern is searching for a Director of Mental Health Programs

The People Concern, a Los Angeles homeless services agency, is searching for a new Director of Mental Health Programs to oversee staff and services of The People Concern’s mental health programs, ensuring that high-quality mental health services are provided. The Director will work as part of an interdisciplinary team in collaboration with other senior level staff ensuring that participants receive appropriate integrated and coordinated care and services.

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2018-19 Budget First Look Analysis
by The California Budget and Policy Center

The California Budget and Policy Center has published a “first look” analysis of the proposed 2018-19 budget released yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown. According to this analysis “The 2018-19 state budget debate will move forward amid many unknowns at the federal level, making it critical that California’s congressional delegation and state lawmakers seek to advance smart […]

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Health Career Connection (HCC) is now accepting applications

Health Career Connection (HCC) is now accepting applications from undergraduate students and recent college graduates for PAID full-time, summer internships in the field of public health and healthcare. HCC’s comprehensive program offers students opportunity to get real-world experience, career exposure, intensive training, and mentorship. HCC is committed to increasing diversity in the health professions and […]

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Office of the Patient Advocate unveils new Health Plan Report Card

At the end of October, the Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA) released the 2017-18 edition of its Health Care Quality Report Cards, an online tool to help Californians make informed decisions when choosing a health plan. The Report Cards rate California’s ten largest Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO), six largest Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) and over […]

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California Opioid Safety Network Accelerator Program Job Openings

The California Opioid Safety Network Accelerator Program is seeking motivated college graduates who are interested in engaging with communities working to reduce opioid-related death. Although California has not been impacted as severely as other areas in the country, there are still too many communities throughout the state who struggle with families facing addiction on a […]

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California Health Policy Strategies Publishes Reentry Health Policy Project

California Health Policy Strategies (CalHPS) published a report on reentry efforts for prison and jail inmates in need of health and behavioral health care. Reentry Health Policy Project: Meeting the Serious Medical and Mental Health Needs of Californians Leaving Jails and Prison includes an overview of the policy landscape and expands on seven specific areas: Eligibility establishment Care […]

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Assembly Select Committee on
Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage
October 23 and 24, 2017

ITUP provided opening testimony as the California State Assembly begins a series of Informational Hearings on health care delivery systems and universal coverage.

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