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CMA delivers over $80 million in personal protective equipment

Emily Boerger | Sep 16, 2020 | California

Health bills on the agenda as California's legislative session nears its end

Emily Boerger | Aug 26, 2020 | California

With less than a week left in the 2020 legislative session, California lawmakers are moving quickly to pass health-related legislation. On the agenda this week are bills related to COVID-19, tobacco, and health care mergers and acquisitions. Here’s an update on bills we’re watching as session comes to a close:...[ Read More ]

California study finds high cost with lack of pandemic preparedness

Haley Donwerth | Aug 13, 2020 | California

California’s Senate Bill 275 would require the state to create a personal protection equipment (PPE) stockpile, but a U.C. Berkeley study shows the high human and dollar toll the lack of PPE has already created in the state. The August 2020 study estimates over 50,000 essential workers in California were...[ Read More ]

L.A. Care commits nearly $1 million to the United Way of Greater L.A. to help frontline workers and homeless during pandemic

| Aug 12, 2020 | California

L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, announced [Tuesday] that it has awarded the United Way of Greater Los Angeles two grants worth $975,000 to support workers on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as those experiencing homelessness. One grant commits $475,000 to provide...[ Read More ]

Committee hears testimony on COVID-19 risks in correctional facilities and API

Emily Boerger | Jul 17, 2020 | Alaska

The House State Affairs and Health and Social Services committees held a meeting this week to hear testimony on COVID-19 health risks in high risk facilities like prisons, jails, and the Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API). The meeting is a follow up to a workplace safety meeting held last week by...[ Read More ]

Molina Healthcare of Washington commits over $1 Million to support local communities affected by COVID-19

| Jun 15, 2020 | Washington

Molina Healthcare of Washington (“Molina”) has committed over $1 million in donations and relief efforts to local communities and organizations in the state as part of its comprehensive COVID-19 Community Response Plan. This initiative focuses on reducing disparities in access to care through the following:  the provision of personal protective...[ Read More ]

California to send 500 state-owned ventilators to the National Stockpile to help states in need

| Apr 6, 2020 | California

Recognizing that states like New York are experiencing immediate supply shortages as a result of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California would help meet this moment by loaning 500 state-owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile inventory. “California is stepping up to help our fellow Americans in New...[ Read More ]