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COVID-19 Tracking Poll: Two Months into Crisis, Californians Have High Level of Trust in Health Officials
May 22, 2020
Health Care Costs, Telehealth
Nearly 7 in 10 Californians have confidence in the California Department of Public Health and in their county public health department.
One in Six Adults in California Immigrant Families Avoided Public Benefits in 2019, Study Finds
May 18, 2020
Insurance Coverage, Medi-Cal
Confusion about the public charge rule and the chilling effect it has caused are urgent problems in light of COVID-19 and its economic fallout.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: One-Third of California Primary Care Doctors Worry Their Practices Won’t Survive
May 15, 2020
Many physicians say their practices furloughed or laid off staff or cut physician pay while increasing telehealth visits with patients.
Community Health Centers Need a COVID-19 Safety Net
May 4, 2020
Xenia Shih Bion
Investing in Innovation, Telehealth, Workforce, Providers
Stories That Caught Our Attention: The COVID-19 crisis is an existential threat to thousands of primary care providers nationwide — especially those in the safety net.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: California Critical Care Doctors Report Increased Availability of Protective Gear, Tests
May 1, 2020
Compared with two weeks ago, California frontline clinicians are now less worried about hospitals meeting staffing needs in the next month.