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New Report Highlights Continued Strength of Community Health Centers Under the Affordable Care Act

September 4, 2018

By Emili LaBass More than four years into implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), community health centers continue to play a prominent role in connecting consumers with health coverage despite recent federal reductions in ACA advertising funding, diminishing support for…

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Covered California Premiums for 2019 Increase Amid Concerns that Federal Efforts to Weaken the Affordable Care Act Are Having an Impact

July 25, 2018

By Elia Gallardo Last week, Covered California announced preliminary health plan premium rates for the 2019 coverage year and suggested that federal action to weaken the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may have yielded higher rates than might have otherwise been expected. Subject to…

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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. Download the California At-A-Glance now.

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Exploring Public Options in California

March 20, 2018

This ITUP report looks at public plan choice, the “public option,” through a California lens. ITUP identifies the unique circumstances in California relevant for the discussion about public options and outlines how a California public option might be structured. California…

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Covered California 2018 Rates Complicated By Federal Uncertainty and Rural Challenges

August 24, 2017

This week, Covered California, California’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange, announced preliminary 2018 premium rates for exchange health plan offerings. Health plan proposed rates are still subject to regulatory review by the state Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) and…

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Fact Sheet, July 2017 – Summary of the Better Care Reconciliation Act

July 25, 2017

On July 13, 2017 Senate Republican leaders released a revised discussion draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). The changes made in this version of the Senate proposal do not substantively change the basic features of the original BCRA proposal. The discussion…

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Fact Sheet, June 2017 – Year-by-Year Impacts of the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act

June 27, 2017

According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) of 2017 strips insurance coverage from 22 million Americans by 2026, a similar result as the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA). This ITUP Fact Sheet shows the year-by-year…

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Covered California May 2017 Board Meeting

June 6, 2017

On May 18, 2017, the Covered California board convened its monthly meeting. The board agenda included the Executive Director Report, Covered California policy items, and regulations background materials. Click here for the Covered California board agenda for May 18, 2017. Click…

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