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2019 NorCal State of Reform: A Conversation with Asm. Jim Wood

Emily Boerger | May 16, 2019 | California

2019 Northern California State of Reform: What You Missed

Emily Boerger | May 15, 2019 | California

Governor Gavin Newsom Launches Statewide “California for All” Health Care Tour in Sacramento 

| May 14, 2019 | California

A week after introducing his revised budget, the Governor hits the road to rally support for his health care agenda and first-in-the-nation health care proposals In Sacramento, Governor Newsom met with small business people and other Californians who would receive financial help to afford health coverage SACRAMENTO – In his first act...[ Read More ]

Governor's May Revise includes increases for health care, homelessness

Marjie High | May 10, 2019 | California

Governor Newsom presented his May Budget Revision on May 9, 2019. The revision offers a mix of new spending proposals that would increase the state’s overall spend by almost $4.5 billion to a total of $213 billion.     At the top of the list for agency budget increases in...[ Read More ]

J.D. Power's Commercial Member Health Plan report finds variance in satisfaction by state

Emily Viles | May 9, 2019 | California, Colorado, Texas

Thursday morning, J.D. Power released its 2019 Commercial Member Health Plan Study. The report tracks customer satisfaction with commercial health plans throughout the United States and analyzes current challenges across the market. The report uses several metrics to track satisfaction: billing and payment; cost; coverage and benefits; customer service; information...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Whole Person Care, Aaron Byzak, IHA Atlas

| May 7, 2019 | California

The May budget revise will be out later this week, setting the stage for finalizing the budget ahead of June 15th. You can keep tabs on those numbers here. But, if you want to know where the conversation is really heading in Sacramento when it comes to health policy and the...[ Read More ]

Analysis shows individual market plan renewals strong

Marjie High | May 7, 2019 | California, Washington

A new analysis of data provides a better picture of the impact of the removal of the individual mandate penalty on health insurance renewals on individual market exchanges.  It shows that on the three largest state-based exchanges consumers are more likely to keep their coverage once they obtain insurance.  ...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Aaron Byzak, Tri-City Medical Center

Emily Boerger | May 3, 2019 | California

Aaron Byzak is the Chief External Affairs Officer for Tri-City Medical Center. He joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss investing in the health care pipeline. “I've been watching a lot on health care pipeline programs and workforce development issues. I think that we as a...[ Read More ]

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