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Patients Need California to Intervene in the Generic Drug Marketplace
October 20, 2020
Health Care Costs
A state-sponsored generic drug label could enable California to address market failures and bring the nation closer to the goal of affordable, accessible, essential medicines for patients.
Project Aims to Treat Doctor Shortage, Lack of Diversity with New Medical Residencies
October 16, 2020
An effort is underway to recruit California hospitals that have never operated medical residency programs and encourage them to launch new ones with the help of Medicare dollars.
California’s Progress Toward Parity in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services
October 6, 2020
While California law has been strengthened to provide parity protections for all mental health and substance abuse disorders, big opportunities for improvement remain.
New Laws Strengthen California’s Response to Mental Health Crises
October 5, 2020
Xenia Shih Bion
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal
Stories That Caught Our Attention: Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law four bills intended to improve Californians’ access to mental health and substance use disorder services.