Upcoming Conference
Southern California, November 28, 2018

Gubernatorial candidates saying little on health care

Marjie High | Oct 18, 2018 | California

What They're Watching: Senator Holly Mitchell

Emily Boerger | Oct 17, 2018 | California

Funding in Proposition 8 dialysis center profit campaign nears record

Marjie High | Oct 12, 2018 | California

The dialysis initiative Proposition 8 is drawing lots of money as November election nears. Funding to oppose the initiative is close to $98 million nearing the record of $109 million to oppose 2016’s Proposition 61 which sought to cap prescription drug prices. The measure seeks to limit the revenues for...[ Read More ]

Providence upgrades its DC brand presence

DJ Wilson | Oct 11, 2018 | Alaska, California, Oregon, Texas, Washington

In recent months, Providence Health and Services has launched a PR campaign in Washington DC to upgrade its brand among policy makers in the nation's capital.  This effort has including making a new hire to lead government relations and purchasing prominent advertising space in DC. It has launched a campaign...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: SUD Almanac, immigrants and the risk pool, LA keynotes

| Oct 5, 2018 | California

If you missed our LA event two weeks ago, don't fret! Join us instead for our 2018 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference in San Diego on November 28th. Check out our newly released Topical Agenda and register now while the Early Bird registration will still save you a few bucks... That said, here's...[ Read More ]

California Health Care Foundation report highlights substance use disorder

Marjie High | Oct 4, 2018 | California

The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) released its first ever almanac report on Substance Use Disorder in California this week.  The report analyzes recent data from across the state to provide an overview of the problem and strategies being used to address the disease. The investigation found that while about...[ Read More ]

Study: Immigrants pay more in private health premiums than they receive in benefits

Emily Boerger | Oct 4, 2018 | California

A recent study published in Health Affairs, found that immigrants covered by private and employer-based health insurance contributed $24.7 billion more in premiums than was spent on their health care in 2014. Of that surplus, the study estimates that nearly $8 billion was contributed by immigrants without legal status. During...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Scott Coffin, Alameda Alliance for Health

Emily Boerger | Oct 3, 2018 | California

Scott Coffin is the Chief Executive Officer of Alameda Alliance for Health, which provides health coverage to 270,000 children and adults through the Medi-Cal program and Alliance Group Care program for In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers in Alameda County. He joins us in this episode of "What They're Watching" to talk...[ Read More ]