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California healthcare organizations applaud Newsom’s revised budget despite larger-than-expected deficit

| May 16, 2023 | California

On May 12th, Gov. Gavin Newsom released his May Revision proposal of the 2023-2024 state budget. Despite a $32 billion shortfall, California associations are praising the revision for maintaining and protecting investments in healthcare.  Since the 2022 Budget Act was enacted last June following two years of growth, revenues have...[ Read More ]

Over 140 organizations coming to the 2023 NorCal State of Reform Health Policy Conference

| May 15, 2023 | California

With the 2023 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up this month, we wanted to share the list of organizations that will be attending our event. It's an impressive list and one that we're honored to host and convene on May 23rd! We are looking forward to...[ Read More ]

California and Civica RX to produce biosimilar insulins with plans to hit the market in next few years

| May 12, 2023 | California

Earlier this year, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a partnership between the state of California and Civica RX to manufacture insulins for the CalRx Biosimilar Insulin Initiative, an effort to lower the cost of insulin for diabetics in California.  “Gov. Newsom came into office focused on doing something about the cost...[ Read More ]

2023 Survey of Registered Nurses shows nursing crisis is upon us; California Nurses Association backs up legislation to tackle crisis

| May 11, 2023 | California

AMN Healthcare recently published their 2023 Survey of Registered Nurses (RNs) that illustrates the magnitude of the nursing crisis that the country is facing—which RNs expect will worsen over the next five years. Nursing advocates in California are continuing to promote legislation that would help address the challenges outlined in...[ Read More ]

California’s Health Care Affordability Board examines other states’ boards in design considerations

| May 10, 2023 | California

At California’s Health Care Affordability Board (HCAB) meeting last month, members analyzed Oregon and Massachusetts’ healthcare spending targets, while taking major considerations on the design process. The HCAB is a decision-making body that is charged with setting statewide and sector-specific cost targets.  David Seltz, executive director of the Massachusetts Health...[ Read More ]

2023 Northern California | A Conversation with the Host: Margaret Tatar

| May 9, 2023 | California

In anticipation of our 2023 Northern California Health Policy Conference coming up on May 23rd, conference Host and Health Management Associates Managing Principal Margaret Tatar provided an overview of the high-level conversations that will take place during the event, with a particular emphasis on the CalAIM program. See her full...[ Read More ]