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California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM)

February 21, 2020

California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) is the newest ITUP Health Policy Essentials. This issue brief provides an overview of CalAIM, the related proposals in the Governor’s 2020-21 budget, and highlights potential issues and questions to inform the analysis and review of CalAIM currently underway.

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2019 Year-In-Review

December 18, 2019

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

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Covering Undocumented Young Adults in Medi-Cal

December 13, 2019

On January 1, 2020, California will extend Medi-Cal eligibility to low-income undocumented young adults.

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Medi-Cal Waivers Discussion Guide

October 3, 2019

This discussion guide is a companion document to the Mapping the Future issue brief, and focuses on the waivers, and the state process for addressing the issues presented by the 2020 deadline, as policymakers and stakeholders consider the implications and next steps for Medi-Cal.

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Public Charge & Health Care in California

August 14, 2019

On August 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) released the final rule on “public charge.” The latest ITUP Blog and Fact Sheet provide additional background on the final rule.

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Mapping the Future of Medi-Cal

March 12, 2019

Mapping the Future of Medi-Cal and the companion publication, Mapping the Future of Individual Health Insurance, following up on the 2019 ITUP conference, take an in-depth look at the issues for these two coverage options likely to engage policymakers and stakeholders in the near future.

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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.

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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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