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ITUP is hosting a series of educational trainings entitled ObamaCare 201: Essential Updates Before Open Enrollment, the second set of sessions on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This series of trainings will explain everything there is to know about insurance and coverage under the ACA, discuss immigration status and health […] more


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


Latest Reports

New York state and CMS signed a new DSRIP waiver in April 2014. The goals are transforming the state’s health care system, bending the Medicaid cost curve and assuring quality care for all Medicaid members. The waiver puts an emphasis on transformation of the safety net, cost reduction and improved […] more


California’s expanded Medi-Cal program and expanded Substance Use Disorder (SUD) benefit provides an opportunity for beneficiaries to access improved services through the Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) program. In California, 1.9 million individuals are newly enrolled in Medi-Cal in 2014, [1] and an anticipated 147,000 to 195,000 of these individuals are in […] more


Latest Blog Posts

The ongoing debate of insurance rate review will finally be in the hands of the voters come November 4 when the Insurance Rate Public Justification and Accountability Act, or Proposition 45, will be on the ballot. If approved, the measure would require health insurance companies to justify rate increases, under […] more


During a time when many in health policy stakeholders are emphasizing health integration and whole-person care, it is surprising that dental care is not more often a part of this discussion. There has been an overwhelming amount of chatter regarding workforce shortages and how to make care accessible to more […] more