Special Features

This four part series examines the upcoming Medicaid Waiver. Section 1 is background on waivers; Section 2 reviews California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Section 3 provides 2012 data on Southern California’s safety nets on the eve of ACA implementation, and Section 4 discusses the 11 key issues brought […] more

Register Now ITUP’s 19th Annual Conference will be held on February 17, 2015 at the Sacramento Convention Center. The Awards and Networking Dinner will follow the conference. REGISTER HERE   AGENDA February 17, 2015 Conference at the Sacramento Convention Center: This year’s conference will focus on the next steps to […] more

Latest Reports

To realize better health outcomes, Medi-Cal Managed Care (MMC) plans have many challenges to confront. Plans must tackle the tasks of ensuring that provider networks are of sufficient size, coordinated, high performing in service quality, and engaging patients to be critical partners in improving their health. These achievements require a […] more

Download the Full Summary Here: ITUP Summary of Governor’s Proposed Budget 2015-16   The Governor’s Budget proposes to spend $113.3 billion General Fund, a small increase from the prior year’s $111.7 billion General Fund. General Fund spending will grow by 1.7% or $1.6 billion. General Fund Revenues will grow by 4.5%. […] more

Latest Blog Posts

CMS and the state of Indiana reached agreement on a waiver to expand the state’s Medicaid program from only mothers and children with incomes less than 25% of FPL to all eligible individuals with incomes under 138% of FPL. This is projected to add 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers to Medicaid. The […] more

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced yesterday that the Medicare has set new ambitious goals for reforming the way it pays health care providers. First, Burwell said that Medicare would aim to have 30 percent of its provider payments delivered through Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) or […] more