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Panelists discuss the potential of the California Children & Youth Behavioral Health Initiative’s school-health partnerships

| Sep 29, 2022 | California

According to a panel of experts who spoke at our 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference last week, the statewide Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI) will refocus the state’s youth behavioral health response on prevention and early intervention. These experts discussed key features of the...[ Read More ]

Experts say better health data sharing, clearer communication from state needed to improve CalAIM

| Sep 29, 2022 | California

Data sharing is critical to the achievement of CalAIM’s goals, according to a group of experts who spoke at our 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference last week. Experts on our “CalAIM implementation issues” panel also spoke about their organizations’ successes and challenges so far with the...[ Read More ]

What You Missed: 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference

| Sep 29, 2022 | California

We hosted our 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference recently, bringing together thought leaders, legislators, and policy experts into multi-silo conversations about the future of health care in California.     Too often, those with good ideas for reforming health care don’t have a solid understanding of...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Children & Youth Behavioral Health Initiative, Medi-Cal on the ground, Moving from awareness to action on health equity

| Sep 20, 2022 | California

The 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference is this Thursday, Sept. 22nd! We're so excited to see folks at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport this week. Peruse the list of panels and speakers scheduled for the day, and if you haven't already, there's still time to register to be with us. We...[ Read More ]

Bill mandating emergency phone calls for incarcerated people hospitalized with serious medical conditions moves to Newsom’s desk

| Sep 19, 2022 | California

A bill requiring the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to allow incarcerated individuals and specified individuals outside of CDCR to make emergency phone calls when that incarcerated person has been hospitalized for a serious medical condition has made its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk.     These...[ Read More ]

New Medi-Cal benefit will address longstanding reimbursement inconsistency for community health workers, expert says

| Sep 16, 2022 | California

The addition of community health workers (CHW) and promotore services as a Medi-Cal benefit is just one part of California’s larger efforts to make these services more accessible across the state, according to Carlina Hansen, Senior Program Officer of Improving Access at the California Health Care Foundation.     Gov....[ Read More ]