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Los Angeles, September 19, 2018

California the only state to reduce perinatal mortality rates

Marjie High | Aug 16, 2018 | California

Los Angeles County Health Agency Launches Center for Health Equity Action Plan

| Aug 13, 2018 | California

Today, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas along with the Los Angeles County Health Agency and community partners announced the release of a new plan that promotes health equity across LA County. Over the next five years, the Health Agency will join with others to sustain efforts to reduce and eliminate some of...[ Read More ]

Los Angeles County appoints new health officer

| Aug 9, 2018 | California

[July 30th], Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, former County Health Officer and Director of the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) was sworn in as the new Los Angeles County Health Officer. A noted national advocate on elevating and implementing health equity framework within government agencies, Dr. Davis received his medical...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Covered California rates, health care bills to watch, L.A. Conference Topical Agenda

Marjie High | Aug 7, 2018 | California

The Legislature resumes session this week serving up a full plate of health care action. After the session finishes up, come join us to discuss the happenings at our 2018 Los Angeles State of Reform Conference on September 19th. We just released our Topical Agenda, so take a look and register soon so you don't miss...[ Read More ]

Health care bills to watch as Legislature returns from summer recess

Marjie High | Aug 6, 2018 | California

The California Legislature reconvenes its session today after the summer recess for the final push of the year. In the mad rush until the end of session legislative deadline on August 17th, the Legislature will address hundreds of bills. Here are some key health care bills to watch. SB 320...[ Read More ]

Senator Hernandez renews push for lawmakers to limit short-term insurance plans

Marjie High | Aug 2, 2018 | California

The US Department of Health and Human Services announced the final rules on short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans on Wednesday August 1st. The rules significantly change the classification of "short-term” from the previous term of three months or less, to the new term of under 12 months. The regulations go...[ Read More ]

Collaborative addresses the unique mental health needs of fire survivors

Marjie High | Aug 1, 2018 | California

As the horrendous Carr and Ferguson fires continue to rage, an initiative in Sonoma County is looking to address the mental health needs of survivors with the newly founded Wildfire Mental Health Collaborative (WMHC).  The group is treating fire trauma on a number of fronts and could serve as a...[ Read More ]