AHCCCS will invest $1.5 billion to expand HCBS workforce and services
Soraya Marashi | Jan 27, 2022 | Arizona
On Jan. 10, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in collaboration with its stakeholders, published an updated statewide behavioral health assessment for 2022, titled “Assessing the Continuum of Care for Behavioral Health Services in California.” The assessment presents an analysis of data gathered from surveys and
On Jan. 11, the California Assembly Health Committee had their first meeting of the 2022 session and discussed a number of bills, many of which moved out of the health committee and into Appropriations. Below are some highlights from the committee’s discussion on some of this legislation. Assembly
On Jan. 10, Gov. Gavin Newsom released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023, proposing a total of $217.5 billion for all health and human services programs. This includes $93.5 billion in general funds, 52.4% of which is allocated to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to support
The Department of State of Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas A&M University Health Science Center are partnering to increase the number of fully vaccinated people in Texas, awarding more than $8.6 million to local organizations across the state to promote COVID-19 vaccine outreach and education activities. DSHS
With total COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas surpassing 10,000 for the first time since September, Carrie Kroll, vice president of advocacy, quality, and public health at the Texas Hospital Association (THA), said Texas hospital staff are dealing with all of the exhaustion and anxiety you’d expect two years into the pandemic.
Gene therapy has proven to be a groundbreaking treatment for individuals living with rare diseases like muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis. However, while emerging gene therapy treatments have the potential to be lifesaving, they are also posing significant affordability challenges for patients. In our upcoming conversation on Jan. 18, “5