Black women's health leader says it's time to make "culture" and "racism" social determinants of health
Eli Kirshbaum | Oct 4, 2021 | California
Los Angeles County Supervisor for District 5 Kathryn Barger braved a cold last week to deliver the Morning Keynote at our 2021 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference. The supervisor for the county's largest district spoke with State of Reform Host DJ Wilson about the Board of Supervisors'
Unlike many other community health centers in California, when pediatrician Dr. Anuradha Rao sees a new patient at her facility, she screens their entire family to identify which social determinants of health might be impacting the patient’s life. At Omni Family Health’s Pediatric Complex Care Clinic, a federally-qualified health center
Despite several significant accomplishments this year, the California Legislature halted some of state lawmakers’ highest-priority bills, either killing them completely or turning them into two-year bills. Sen. Monique Limón (D- Los Angeles) has introduced a different bill relating to Alzheimer’s disease every year she has served, most of which died
According to results from the Colorado Health Foundation (CHF)’s recently released annual Pulse Poll, 80% of Coloradans support government intervention for lowering the cost of health care in the state. Of this 80%, 59% said they strongly support such interventions, while 21% said they’re somewhat supportive. Only 14% were in
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) announced Thursday it received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Colorado Joint Budget Committee for its $530 million Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) spending plan. In a statement released Thursday, Lt. Gov.
With 94% of Californians reporting having health insurance in 2020, the state reached a “milestone” for health insurance coverage last year. This finding was highlighted in a policy brief that used data from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR)’s annual California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), released Wednesday. The