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Health Net and Canopy Health launch CanopyCare

| Sep 17, 2020 | California

Health Net, in collaboration with Canopy Health, today announced the launch of a one-of-a-kind health care solution that combines the best of two of the Bay Area’s leading health care companies. Even more important, in an era where COVID-19 has led many large businesses to offer work from home arrangements,...[ Read More ]

CMA delivers over $80 million in personal protective equipment

Emily Boerger | Sep 16, 2020 | California

In an update last week, the California Medical Association (CMA) and the California Office of Emergency Services announced they had distributed over $80 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to almost 15,000 practices in California during a three-week time span. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, PPE shortages...[ Read More ]

2020 Scorecard on State Health System Performance released

Emily Boerger | Sep 11, 2020 | Alaska, California, Hawaii, Washington

The Commonwealth Fund released its 2020 Scorecard on State Health System Performance on Friday, offering a state-by-state comparison on a broad range of health indicators. These recent findings include data collected prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new scorecard includes a total of 49 measurements which are grouped into four...[ Read More ]

UCLA releases preliminary results of California Health Interview Survey

Emily Boerger | Sep 10, 2020 | California

Preliminary data from UCLA’s California Health Interview Survey details the impacts of COVID-19 on Californians’ jobs, finances, and home lives. The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) is the largest state health survey in the nation. As part of the survey, over 20,000 Californians are interviewed each year on a broad...[ Read More ]

California Congresswomen introduce COVID Community Care Act

Emily Boerger | Sep 9, 2020 | California

California Congresswomen Barbara Lee, Karen Bass, and Judy Chu on Wednesday announced the introduction of a new bill aimed at preventing and responding to COVID-19 in medically underserved communities. Joining the California lawmakers in introducing the bill were US Reps. Robin Kelly (IL-2), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Deb Haaland (NM-1), and...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: DHCS RFI, Legislative recap, What you missed

| Sep 3, 2020 | California

The current seven-day average of new daily cases statewide is 4,918. One month ago on August 1, the 7-day average was 8,026, a 39% reduction in new daily cases. The rate hasn’t been this low since June 25th. Unfortunately, at this new, lower rate, one in 22 Californians will be...[ Read More ]

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