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


ITUP’s 19th Annual Conference and Awards Reception were held on February 17, 2015 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Download the agenda here: Conference Agenda Conference Evaluation Form  We are all about quality improvement, so please fill out our evaluation form and let us know what you thought went well and what […] more


Latest Reports

Solo and small group (fewer than 10) physician practices are an important piece in California’s healthcare landscape. They serve as access points for consumers to receive healthcare services, emphasize relationship-based continuity of care and serve the geographically and socio-economically underserved. More specifically, solo and small group physicians commonly serve ethnically […] more


The Affordable Care Act in many ways represented the triumph of Republican ideas (dating back to President Richard Nixon, Senator Bob Dole and ultimately enacted by Governor Mitt Romney), passed by a narrow margin with Democratic votes only and implemented amidst enormous partisan criticism and unparalleled scrutiny. It was not […] more


Latest Blog Posts

Following the creation of a special enrollment period for individuals unaware of the tax penalties for being uninsured, over 33,000 people have signed up for healthcare via Covered California. At the end of the 2015 tax-filing season, many people learned that they would have to pay tax penalties for not […] more


Regular open enrollment may have ended for Covered California, but if you or someone you know wasn’t aware of the tax penalty for not having health coverage, you can still avoid the full penalty by enrolling by this Thursday, April 30. So, enroll now! While you won’t be exempt from the […] more