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ITUP Issues Comments on Public Charge

December 4, 2018

by Elia Gallardo ITUP Comments on the Proposed Federal Rule Affecting Public Charge  ITUP Joins More Than 100,000 Commenters to Date In comments addressed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) expressed deep concern with the proposed…

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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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UPDATE: California Strategies: Covering California’s Remaining Uninsured and Improving Affordability

October 8, 2018

UPDATED REVIEW OF 2018 POLICY PROPOSALS This updated issue brief analyzes policy proposals advanced in 2018 to move the state closer to universal coverage by focusing on the challenges many Californians face. California’s successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act…

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Proposed Federal Rule on Immigrants and Public Charge Fact Sheet

October 3, 2018

In late September 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a proposed rule to change the factors affecting a “public charge” determination for immigrants to the U.S. The ITUP fact sheet briefly describes existing federal law on public charge and health care programs,…

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Proposed Federal Rule on Immigrants and Public Charge

September 28, 2018

By Elia Gallardo In late September 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a proposed rule to change the factors affecting a “public charge” determination for immigrants to the U.S. The proposed rule represents a dramatic shift in immigration policy and could…

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California’s Uninsured Rate is 7.2 Percent, According to New Census Data

September 13, 2018

By Trish Violett A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows California continued to make progress in reducing the number of uninsured in 2017. Census Bureau figures show that between 2016 and 2017, the number dropped by 47,000, leaving 2.8 million uninsured, or 7.2 percent…

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California’s Health Care Safety Net

June 26, 2018

HEALTH POLICY ESSENTIALS - A NEW ITUP SERIES  ITUP is pleased to release California’s Health Care Safety Net, highlighting the programs, providers and populations that make up the state’s health care safety net for low-income and underserved communities. With the implementation…

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