Medi-Cal, California’s New Budget, and that Controversial Study

New study results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment were released last week and similar to what I reported back in May, the results are creating controversy in the media – a controversy that has some connections to California’s just-released 2014-15 budget. For…
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Not-for-Profit Hospitals & Community Benefit: The Way Forward

On November 20th, Greenlining hosted a dynamic briefing on not-for-profit hospitals’ community benefit, co-sponsored by Assemblymembers Bob Wieckowski (25th District) and Rob Bonta (18th District) and focusing on how not-for-profit hospitals must be more transparent and invest more community benefit…
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Covered California’s Enrollment Numbers Account for 1/3rd of All Enrollments Nationally

Much anticipation has brewed while stakeholders, policymakers, and consumers have diligently waited for Covered California to release its enrollment numbers. Much of this anticipation has come on the heels of healthcare.gov not producing the numbers the Obama Administration would have…
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