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DHCS releases revised CalAIM proposal

Emily Boerger | Jan 15, 2021 | California

Healthcare Specific AI Platform Lumiata Raises Series B Funding

| Jan 14, 2021 | California

No-code products speedily predict underwriting and actuarial factors enabling extreme risk reduction and cost savings for healthcare companies SAN MATEO, CA. (January 14, 2021)—Lumiata, the healthcare-specific AI platform, announced today that it has completed $14 million in Series B funding, led by Defy.vc and AllegisNL Capital along with existing investors...[ Read More ]

Health proposals in Governor Newson's 2021-22 budget

Sydney Kurle | Jan 8, 2021 | California

Governor Gavin Newsom announced his 2021-2022 budget proposal on Friday, which includes funding for immediate COVID-19 relief and response. The $227.2 billion fiscal blueprint prioritizes economic relief for small businesses, vaccine distribution, homelessness relief and protections and the reignition of Cal-AIM.       According to the budget proposal, California’s revenue...[ Read More ]

California releases first Master Plan for Aging

Emily Boerger | Jan 8, 2021 | California

The Newsom Administration announced the release of the Master Plan for Aging on Wednesday, outlining five goals and 23 strategies designed to prepare the state for the significant demographic changes – such as the growth in the over-60 population – expected in the coming years. The new 10-year strategy is...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Committee membership, Vaccine distribution, COVID relief

| Jan 6, 2021 | California

Regardless of one's politics, if you want a story about how one person can make a difference in her community, which will make a difference in her state, and so in her country, and then in the world, look no further than what Stacey Abrams has done in Georgia. Folks can...[ Read More ]

Leaders discuss building trust and addressing the social determinants of health

Sydney Kurle | Jan 4, 2021 | California

Abner Mason, CEO of ConsejoSano Health, Beau Hennemann, Director of Special Programs for Anthem Blue Cross, and Kelly Bruno, CEO of the National Health Foundation, discussed building trust and addressing the social determinants of health during the Southern California State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference last month.    ...[ Read More ]

Q&A with Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry on rural health care, COVID-19, and the 2021 session

Sydney Kurle | Dec 30, 2020 | California

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry represents California’s 4th Assembly District, which includes all or parts of Napa, Lake, Yolo, Sonoma, Colusa and Solano counties. Aguiar-Curry is on the Committee of Health.  She is also chair of the Local Government Committee. In this Q&A, Aguiar-Curry discusses rural health care, COVID-19, the 2021 session,...[ Read More ]

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