Detailed Agenda for the 2023 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference is now available!
Ethan Kispert | Apr 26, 2023 | California
Hannah Saunders | Apr 21, 2023 | California
As healthcare systems attempt to keep pace with the transformation of the digital age, lapses in data collection create additional challenges for patients and providers in California. Erica Galvez, CEO of Manifest MedEx—California’s largest nonprofit health information organization—highlighted the need for providers to access ADT (admission, discharge, and transfer) data
The California Senate Judiciary Committee meeting unanimously passed Senate Bill 435 on Tuesday, which would require certain state agencies, boards, and commissions to use separate collection categories and tabulations for each major Latino group, Mesoamerican Indigenous nation, and Mesoamerican Indigenous language group. Dr. Seciah Aquino, executive director of the Latino
Health Management Associates (HMA) hosted a webinar to discuss opportunities to build programs for justice-involved individuals and Medicaid initiatives on Thursday. Several HMA experts identified ways to improve services for those who are leaving or entering incarceration. On Jan. 26th, CMS approved California’s proposal to cover certain healthcare service costs
San Diego County is working to address tuberculosis (TB) exposures at several program sites of Father Joe’s Villages, an organization that works to support the homeless population. Dates of potential TB exposures range from Jan. 14th to March 3rd. Father Joe’s Villages told State of Reform that from January to
During its inaugural meeting on March 21st, the newly formed California Office of Health Care Affordability’s Health Care Affordability Board (HCAB) discussed healthcare spending in the state, elected its first chair, and reviewed potential state spending targets. The HCAB falls under the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI).
CalAIM, California’s multi-year initiative to transform Medi-Cal, has already met numerous key milestones regarding program implementation, which early data shows to have improved stabilization among enrollees. The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) feels prepared to implement more going into the summer. The purpose of CalAIM is to transform Medi-Cal