Special Features

Open enrollment for Exchange coverage ends in THREE days. Now is the time to make a last pitch to anyone you know who is un- or under-insured. We ask you to take this opportunity to contact your networks – colleagues, distant cousins, childhood friends, neighbors, procrastinators, anyone out there who […] more


March 10, 2014   Dear friends and colleagues,   Just to share with you my thoughts on some of the latest news and information about the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for the Exchanges will close for this year on March 31. There are only 20 days left to get […] more


Latest Reports

While the Affordable Care Act has ensured that millions of Californians have access to affordable, quality health care, the same cannot be said for California’s prison and county jail inmates.  This timeline chronicles the fraught history of the state’s prison health care system, from 2002 to the present. January 30, […] more


This series examines the future of children’s coverage in California, both where we are now and where we need to go in the near future.  Topics discussed include: Current coverage of children Remaining uninsured children post ACA implementation Future of state programs like CHDP, AIM, CCS, and Family PACT Delivery […] more


Latest Blog Posts

Fresh off of last week’s enrollment announcement (1.4 million in Covered California! 1.9 million in Medi-Cal!), the Board of Covered California met to discuss the first open enrollment period and preparing for round two. Here’s a review of the take-aways. Enrollment Covered California enrollment exceeded base projections by 105% and […] more


New York and Florida are both in the process of extending 1115 Medicaid waivers to seek ways to better meet the health needs of their residents. These states both have very large Medicaid programs with ongoing waivers that test experimental approaches to improve their health systems On April 14, 2014 […] more