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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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Final 2019-20 State Budget Continues the Move Toward Universal Coverage

June 28, 2019

The final 2019-20 state budget (and related legislation) just signed by Governor Newsom moves California steps closer to universal coverage, improves coverage affordability in the individual market, and invests in system improvements in Medi-Cal, mental health services and services for homeless individuals.

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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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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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ITUP 2018 A Year-In-Review

January 9, 2019

The past year began and ended with ongoing federal efforts to invalidate or dismantle the Affordable Care Act contrasted with California’s continuing efforts to expand coverage and improve health care. These starkly different approaches at the state and federal level are outlined in the ITUP 2018 Year-In Review and the accompanying Summary of 2018 Federal Rulemaking.

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