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Governor Newsom’s First Budget: Health Care Highlights

January 11, 2019

by Elia Gallardo In his first act as Governor of California, on his first day, Gavin Newsom announced executive actions and budget proposals to expand health coverage and improve affordability, signaling that health care will be one of his top priorities. Governor Newsom stated…

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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. Governor…

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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. Summary of 2018 Federal Rulemaking

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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. 2018 Year-In-Review

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ITUP 2018 A Year-In-Review

January 9, 2019

by Elia Gallardo ITUP 2018 A Year-In-Review The past year began and ended with ongoing federal efforts to invalidate or dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through litigation, federal rulemaking, and the federal budget process contrasted with California’s continuing…

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New Projections Estimate the Uninsured will Rise in California

November 28, 2018

By Trish Violett In the years since implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) California made steady progress in reducing the number of uninsured in the state. According to newly released projections from the California Simulation of Insurance Markets (CalSIM), a micro-simulation…

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New Data Reveals that Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Coverage are Narrowing Under the Affordable Care Act

October 31, 2018

By Elia Gallardo According to newly released California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) 2017 data, disparities in health care coverage across race and ethnic subgroups have narrowed with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). CHIS is the largest state health…

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Final Results of the 2017-18 Legislative Session

October 1, 2018

By Elia Gallardo and Trish Violett 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. Preserving California’s Progress Under…

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