Bills concerning telemedicine and health care services for minors advance in legislature
Soraya Marashi | Oct 3, 2022 | Michigan
Data sharing is critical to the achievement of CalAIM’s goals, according to a group of experts who spoke at our 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference last week. Experts on our “CalAIM implementation issues” panel also spoke about their organizations’ successes and challenges so far with the
Bills concerning speech-language pathologists’ licenses and visitation in health care facilities were heard in a recent meeting of the Michigan House Health Policy Committee. Senate Bill 811, sponsored by Sen. Curtis VanderWall (R - Ludington), seeks to help more speech-language pathologists get licensed in the state. Speech-language pathologist
Proposition 209, the initiative to limit interest rates on debt from health care services, will be on the ballot for Arizona voters this November. Keith Joiner, MD, Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Arizona, says the measure will benefit some populations more than others if it
Two bills proposing policy changes concerning staffing and beds in health facilities have recently been introduced in the Michigan Legislature. On Sept. 7th, Rep. Sarah Lightner (R - Springport) introduced a bill regulating supplemental nursing service agencies to the Michigan House of Representatives. A supplemental nursing service agency
A bill requiring the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to allow incarcerated individuals and specified individuals outside of CDCR to make emergency phone calls when that incarcerated person has been hospitalized for a serious medical condition has made its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk. These
The addition of community health workers (CHW) and promotore services as a Medi-Cal benefit is just one part of California’s larger efforts to make these services more accessible across the state, according to Carlina Hansen, Senior Program Officer of Improving Access at the California Health Care Foundation. Gov.