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Addressing Homelessness Is High on Governor Newsom’s Agenda
March 2, 2020
Xenia Shih Bion
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Homelessness & Health Care
Stories That Caught Our Attention: The governor devoted nearly his entire State of the State address to California’s housing and homelessness crisis.
Sacramento Briefing Explores Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health in Medi-Cal
February 28, 2020
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal
Hundreds of providers, administrators, government officials, consumers, and advocates learned how Medicaid programs can integrate behavioral health services and physical health care.
Californians Want Action on Health Care Costs and Access to Mental Health Treatment
February 13, 2020
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Health Care Costs, Coverage Trends, Homelessness & Health Care
A new CHCF poll shows how Californians are experiencing the health care system and what they want policymakers to prioritize when fixing it.
Concert Health Aims to Scale Collaborative Mental Health Care
January 30, 2020
Behavioral Health, Investing in Innovation, Telehealth, Workforce
Patients served by small and rural primary care physicians may benefit from a remote version of this increasingly popular model for providing mental health care.