What’s Next for Health Care Policy Under a Biden Administration
Wynne Health Group
Expanding Health Coverage, Health Equity, Telehealth
This issue brief examines the authorities and processes available to President-elect Biden to pursue and implement his policy agenda, whether regulatory or legislative; the policies that are likely to define the Biden health care agenda; and how the potential fate of these initiatives will unfold during his first term.
November 18, 2020
Webinar — Post-Election 2020: What’s Next for Health Policy?
Coverage Trends, Health Equity, Telehealth
November 18, 2020
This virtual briefing featured national health policy expert Billy Wynne, JD, who shared his post-election analysis on what we might expect in federal health policy in 2021.
Large Numbers of Californians Have Delayed Care for Urgent Health Issues During COVID-19
October 8, 2020
Nearly one-third of Californians have delayed receiving care for urgent or emergency health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 36% of those with low incomes say their mental health has gotten "worse" or "a lot worse," according to a new survey conducted by the California Health Care Foundation and NORC at the University of Chicago.
Listening to Californians with Low Incomes
Jen Joynt, Rebecca Catterson, Lucy Rabinowitz
Listening to Californians with Low Incomes: Health Care Access, Experiences, and Concerns Since the COVID-19 Pandemic is a compilation of early findings from a statewide survey of the health care experiences of California’s residents. The survey included an oversampling of residents with low incomes.
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.
Hanging On to Coverage?
Katherine Wilson, Laurel Lucia
Millions of Californians lost jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. But early information from California’s insurance regulators suggests that — at least through June — the number of Californians with job-based health insurance has not changed as dramatically as feared. This may help partially explain why the state’s Medicaid program, Medi-Cal, has not yet experienced a big surge in enrollment.