CMS approved California’s 1115 waiver late last month, officially allowing the state to pursue its CalAIM program to reform Medi-Cal. Medi-Cal Rx is one of the initiatives that went live on Jan. 1, and below we feature input from several pharmacists in the state about their experience so far using the new fee-for-service delivery system for prescription drugs. … Read more

The ethical use of health data is a high priority for Change Healthcare, according to the organization’s senior manager for state health policy, Steve Brennan. At the 2021 Southern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference in December, he highlighted California’s implementation of the 2020 California Privacy Rights Act and how other states are following … Read more