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California releases first Master Plan for Aging

Emily Boerger | Jan 8, 2021 | California

Senate passes Dhingra bill to help sexual assault survivors

| Feb 5, 2020 | Washington

OLYMPIA — A bill passed unanimously today by the Senate would improve the state’s medical and legal response in sexual assault cases. Senate Bill 6158, sponsored by Sen. Manka Dhingra (D-Redmond), creates a task force to develop model protocols for hospitals and clinics across the state that would ensure a...[ Read More ]

Medicaid-managed care kicks off session for Health Committee

Madeline Shannon | Jan 14, 2020 | Washington

The Senate Health & Long-Term Care Committee started off the 2020 legislative session Monday with two presentations about managed care plans through Medicaid both nationally and in the state of Washington, starting with a presentation from Manatt Health Strategies Senior Managing Director Patricia Boozang. Boozang, who provided a historical overview...[ Read More ]

Cal Schools VEBA opens resource center in San Diego

Marjie High | Mar 29, 2019 | California

After years of coping with rising health care costs, health care benefit provider California Schools Voluntary Employees Benefit Association (Cal Schools VEBA) asked itself some hard questions about how they could keep costs in check while continuing to provide quality care for members. Founded by school superintendents, teachers, and school...[ Read More ]

New Analysis Shows the Health of Californians Enrolled Is a Key Indicator of the Individual Market's Stability and Success

| Jul 12, 2018 | California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new analysis shows that California continues to benefit from attracting a healthy mix of enrollees to its individual insurance market through significant investments made by Covered California in marketing and outreach. These investments have resulted in more-stable rates and enrollment. The health of California’s consumers is...[ Read More ]

The Caring Equation: Is There Anything Else I Can Do For You Today?

DJ Wilson | May 16, 2012

Paul Levy is a former hospital CEO who writes at “Not Running A Hospital.” This piece was first there on May 16, 2012, titled "Caring = f(Σ4.5seconds x constant)" Dr. Susan Shaw, a critical care doctor in Saskatoon, decided to conduct a clinical trial.  For this one, though, she used...[ Read More ]