Upcoming Conference
Anchorage, October 11, 2023

Closing Plenary: A Look Forward at CalAIM with Bihu Sandhir, MD, Les Ybarra, and Louise McCarthy

, | Sep 22, 2023 | California

The 2023 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference closed with an informative keynote about progress being made under CalAIM. Speakers included Bihu Sandhir, MD, chief quality officer at AltaMed Health Services; Les Ybarra, president of Anthem's California Medicaid Health Plan; and Louise McCarthy, president and CEO of the...[ Read More ]

Opening Plenary: The Future of the Safety Net with Lisa Wong, PsyD., Karen Spiegel, Sameer Amin

, | Sep 22, 2023 | California

Lisa Wong, PsyD., director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health; Karen Spiegel, supervisor of Riverside County's District 2; and Sameer Amin, MD, chief medical officer at LA Care Health Plan, shared their perspectives on health reform initiatives at the 2023 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy...[ Read More ]

What You Missed: 2023 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference

, | Sep 22, 2023 | California

We hosted the 2023 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference recently, bringing together thought leaders, legislators, and policy experts into multi-silo conversations about the future of healthcare in California. Too often, those with good ideas for reforming healthcare don’t have a solid understanding of how the legislative process...[ Read More ]

California Assembly’s Health Committee passes Behavioral Health Services Act

| Sep 19, 2023 | California

California Assembly Health Committee members unanimously passed the Behavioral Health Services Act through Senate Bill 326 during their meeting last month, despite strong opposition from meeting attendees. The bill aims to address the remaining gaps within behavioral healthcare services, and it will be up for a public vote during the...[ Read More ]

California health leaders discuss efforts to provide permanent housing in Southern California

| Sep 18, 2023 | California

At the 2023 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy conference, leaders discussed a key issue facing both the state of California and the entire country—permanent and affordable housing.  Earlier this year, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors declared a state of emergency to accelerate resources to individuals experiencing...[ Read More ]

California health leaders provide updates on CalAIM implementation

| Sep 13, 2023 | California

Healthcare leaders discussed the implementation of CalAIM, a multi-year plan to transform the state’s Medi-Cal program for a more seamless connection to additional social services, at the 2023 State of Reform Southern California Health Policy Conference.  Part of the CalAIM initiative engages community-based health organizations for better integration between clinical...[ Read More ]