In this week’s newsletter, we feature information on the upcoming CalAIM Recovery Incentive program for combatting stimulant use, recommendations for implementing the recently passed legislation to allow NPs to practice without physician supervision, and the Legislative Analyst’s Office’s predictions about Medi-Cal spending over the next few years. Thanks for reading! Eli Kirshbaum State of Reform   … Read more

The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) estimates a decrease in Medi-Cal General Fund spending in 2023-2024 but predicts increases in spending in the longer-term, according to a newly published report.     LAO estimates Medi-Cal General Fund spending to decrease from $35.5 billion in 2022-2023 to $34.2 billion in 2023-2024, a $1.3 billion difference. The office’s … Read more