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New report highlights inadequacies in state cash assistance program for poor Michigan families

| Nov 9, 2022 | Michigan

According to a new report from the Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP), the maximum cash benefit families in need receive through the Family Independence Program (FIP), Michigan’s cash assistance program to provide an adequate safety net to help state families become financially independent, is not enough for basic needs...[ Read More ]

MedZed partnership with Molina Healthcare aims to lower hospital utilization among high-risk populations in San Diego area

| Nov 8, 2022 | California

A program recently implemented through a partnership between MedZed and Molina Healthcare providing home-based medical care and social supports to high-risk Molina Medi-Cal members has significantly lowered hospital utilization rates in the San Diego area, according to MedZed Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer Neil Solomon, MD.     The program...[ Read More ]

New bill would require Michigan pediatricians to offer postpartum mental health screenings to new mothers

| Nov 4, 2022 | Michigan

A bill recently introduced in the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee would require Michigan pediatricians to offer postpartum mental health screenings to new mothers.      Senate Bill 1198, introduced by Sen. Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak), would require state pediatricians to offer mental health screenings that have been...[ Read More ]

Bill introduced to create scholarship program for Michigan doulas

| Nov 4, 2022 | Michigan

A bill that would establish a scholarship program for Michigan birth doulas was introduced to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on Oct. 13th.     Senate Bill 1196, introduced by Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), would create the program and would be administered by the Department of Health...[ Read More ]

Arizona 2022 Trauma Report shows increasing rate of traumatic injuries and costs to healthcare system

| Nov 4, 2022 | Arizona

The Arizona Department of Health Services’ (ADHS) newly released 2022 Trauma Report identifies opportunities for preventing injuries and premature deaths in the state and highlights future resource needs for maintaining Arizona’s trauma system preparedness.     The State Trauma Advisory Board published the report in collaboration with the ADHS Bureau...[ Read More ]

Demand for older adult services is outpacing actual adults served, according to new UCLA Center for Health Policy Research data

| Nov 3, 2022 | California

According to research conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, there is more demand for the state Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) and Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) than is currently being met.      A needs assessment conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in partnership...[ Read More ]