Fact Sheets

Governor Newsom’s First Budget: Health Care Highlights

January 11, 2019

In his first act as Governor of California, Gavin Newsom announced executive actions and budget proposals to expand health coverage and improve affordability, signaling health care as one of his top priorities. This blog highlights health care items in the Governor’s proposed budget.

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Summary of 2018 Federal Rulemaking

January 10, 2019

This summary briefly describes key 2018 federal final rules, proposed rules and policy guidance.

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2018 Year-In-Review

January 10, 2019

The annual ITUP Year-In-Review chronicles month-by-month important state and federal health policy milestones.

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Final Results of the 2017-18 Legislative Session

October 23, 2018

Governor Brown signed into law most of the health bills sent to him by the Legislature this year. This blog summarizes legislation by topic and actions taken by the Governor, Chaptered (signed) or Vetoed.

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Proposed Federal Rule on Immigrants and Public Charge Fact Sheet

October 3, 2018

In late September 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a proposed rule to change the factors affecting a “public charge” determination for immigrants to the U.S. The ITUP fact sheet briefly describes existing federal law on public charge and health care programs, the proposed changes, and the impact on immigrants’ access to health […]

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2018 California At-A-Glance

June 22, 2018

The California At-A-Glance provides information on the remaining uninsured and coverage in California.

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Remaining Uninsured in California (Revised and Updated, April 2018)

April 27, 2018

California fully embraced the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) with dramatic results. California’s uninsured rate is
currently at just 7 percent overall and 8.1 percent among those under 65 years old. In the years prior to the ACA,
California’s uninsured rate hovered between 16 and 19 percent.

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2017-18 Legislative Session Bills in California

March 12, 2018

The deadline for introducing legislation in the second year of the 2017-18 legislative session was last month. Health Committees in both houses begin bill hearings this week on 2018 bills and on two-year bills that remain eligible for action.

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