Santa Rosa Healthcare and Affordable Care Act Town Hall

February 25, 2017

Town Hall Hosted by Senators Mike McGuire and Bill Dodd and Congressman Mike Thompson, Santa Rosa.

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Analysis of California’s Section 1115 Waiver Renewal

February 1, 2016

This report is part of a series on California’s Medi-Cal 2020 §1115 waiver renewal. California’s new §1115 waiver has six elements: Managed care expansion Preventive dental care for children Whole person care pilots Substance abuse treatments (Drug Medi-Cal) Global budgets for public hospitals PRIME upgrades Read: Summary of the Terms and Conditions for California’s Section […]

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Open Enrollment: Lessons from the Field (UPDATED)

January 4, 2016

California has been one of the nation’s leaders in implementing the ACA. This paper looks at the enrollment successes and delivery systems performance reported in our regional workgroups in the San Diego, Orange, North Central, Bay Area, Central Coast and Central Valley counties. We look closely at what factors lead to great success in Medi-Cal […]

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2015 Health Care Financing Report: Public Programs

July 23, 2015

Despite predictions otherwise, California continues to recover from the impacts of the Great Recession. The unemployment rate has decreased to 6.3%, reflecting an ongoing trend of job growth in the state. From April 2014 through April 2015, 457,300 jobs were created reflecting employment increases across eight employment categories (mining and lodging, construction, manufacturing, trade, transportation/utilities, […]

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2014 and 2013 Workgroups

April 8, 2015

ITUP conducts a series of regional and statewide issue workgroups every year and provides executive summaries of all proceedings in addition to compiling relevant materials for workgroup. Below you can find all of the materials from the 2013 and 2014 Workgroups: 2014 ITUP hosted seven regional workgroups in 2014. To find more information about these […]

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Governor's Proposed Budget 2015-16 – ITUP Summary

January 12, 2015

Download the Full Summary Here: ITUP Summary of Governor’s Proposed Budget 2015-16   The Governor’s Budget proposes to spend $113.3 billion General Fund, a small increase from the prior year’s $111.7 billion General Fund. General Fund spending will grow by 1.7% or $1.6 billion. General Fund Revenues will grow by 4.5%. Special funds will be $45.5 […]

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California's Implementation of the 2010 DSRIP Waiver

November 20, 2014

Summary of California’s Implementation of the 2010 DSRIP Waiver – 3rd Year California Health Care Safety Net Institute, Aggregate Public Hospital System Annual Report in California’s §1115 Medicaid Waiver’s Delivery System Incentive Program Demonstration Year 8 (December 31, 2013) Public hospitals, including the five UC hospitals, were eligible for $3.3 billion in federal matching funds […]

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ObamaCare 201 Trainings

July 28, 2014

ITUP hosted a series of educational trainings entitled ObamaCare 201: Essential Updates Before Open Enrollment, the second set of sessions on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This series of trainings explained everything there is to know about insurance and coverage under the ACA, discussed immigration status and health coverage, addressed upcoming changes in Covered California […]

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