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5 Things California: Keynote videos, Health care affordability panel, Health bills

| Apr 12, 2022 | California

We enjoyed seeing so many of you at last month's 2022 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference. With this being our first non-virtual conference in Sacramento since 2019, it was wonderful to have an opportunity to host these important conversations on health policy in person. View our "What You Missed"...[ Read More ]

Proposed Office of Health Care Affordability will address anti-competitive behavior in state’s health care system, experts say

| Apr 1, 2022 | California

At the 2022 NorCal State of Reform Health Policy Conference last week, three health policy experts discussed how the state’s proposed Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA) could provide solutions to the problem of increasingly high health care prices in California, as well as address anti-competitive behavior that has been...[ Read More ]

LAO assesses Newsom’s budget proposals to expand Medi-Cal, reduce Medi-Cal premiums, and establish Office of Health Care Affordability

| Mar 1, 2022 | California

Last Wednesday, the California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released a brief assessing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposals to improve access to health care insurance and health care affordability in California. The brief also identifies potential problems and provides additional recommendations for each of his proposals.     Expanding full-scope Medi-Cal...[ Read More ]

California positioned to create nation-leading health care cost control entity

| Jun 24, 2021 | California

California could soon have a nation-leading, first-of-its-kind health care cost control entity, according to supporters of the proposed Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA). The Assembly voted in favor of creating the office earlier this month, moving the initiative one step closer to passage. The OHCA, which would operate within...[ Read More ]