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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ITUP Analysis: Covered CA 2020 Rates

August 8, 2019

This new issue of ITUP Tracking reviews the rate changes and health plan choices available to consumers for 2020.

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Health Care Programs for California Immigrants (Updated)

July 19, 2019

This ITUP fact sheet reviews existing health care programs for immigrants in California. California generally provides better access to health care coverage for immigrants than most other states, including covering all children in Medi-Cal regardless of immigration status.

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Discussion Guide for the 2019 Regional Workgroups: Care Coordination

July 16, 2019

This discussion guide provides general background to support the 2019 regional workgroup conversations around care coordination challenges, best practices and policy recommendations.

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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 Individual Health Insurance

May 19, 2019

Mapping the Future of Individual Health Insurance and the companion publication, Mapping the Future of Medi-Cal, 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.

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Snapshot: Remaining Uninsured in California (Updated)

May 15, 2019

According to the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), in the years leading up to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the
uninsured rate among Californians under the age of 65 was approximately 16 percent.1 Implementation of the ACA
dramatically reduced the rate of uninsured to 8.4 percent, with approximately 3 million remaining uninsured in the state.2
This snapshot provides a quick overview of California’s remaining uninsured.

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ITUP Review of the 2019-20 Budget May Revision

May 14, 2019

This ITUP Legislative Update provides an overview of the May Revise and health and health-related proposals.

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