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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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2019 County Medically Indigent Care Programs

March 21, 2019

This version of ITUP Tracking provides an update to the ITUP 2017 Review of Medically Indigent Adult (MIA) programs administered by counties for low-income uninsured adults.

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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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Covered California and Individual Health Insurance

March 12, 2019

Covered California and Individual Health Insurance is the newest ITUP Health Policy Essentials. Get the basics on California’s state-based exchange and the market for individual coverage.

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2019-20 Introduced Legislation

March 4, 2019

The deadline for bill introduction in California’s 2019-20 legislative session was February 22, 2019. Before the deadline, the Legislature introduced 2,687 bills and resolutions including almost 1,000 health-related bills. This fact sheet offers a preliminary review of various bills affecting health care and coverage. View Document        

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Notes from the Field: Behavioral Health in California

February 2, 2019

This report outlines background on Medi-Cal mental health and substance use disorder treatment in California, and highlights key findings from 2018 ITUP regional workgroup discussions.

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Covered California Announces 2019 Enrollment

February 1, 2019

This week, Covered California, California’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace, announced the results of the 2019 open enrollment season. Early analysis shows strong renewal rates but a significant drop in new enrollment. This blog highlights potential causes of the drop and its implications.

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