Special Features

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


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


Latest Reports

Covered California has achieved great success in its first year. There are certainly needed improvements, and many are planned for the coming year, but California must not lose sight of the bigger picture. Thorough long- and medium-term planning for upcoming years is necessary to truly optimize the impact of the […] more


At least half of California’s undocumented residents are uninsured, while the others are covered through their employers, and to a lesser degree, through state limited benefit programs. The undocumented are ineligible for Covered California, and eligible only for limited scope Medi-Cal that covers genuine emergencies and maternity care. This report […] more


Latest Blog Posts

The Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research and Educational Trust reports on its study on employment based coverage in 2014. Premiums for individual coverage are essentially flat – a 2% increase and premiums for family coverage are up by 3%. The employee shares of premiums are unchanged – 18% for individual coverage […] more


Two technical topics today: asset testing and estate recovery in Medi-Cal. What is “Medi-Cal look-back?” While the ACA abolished asset testing ($2,000 limit on applicant’s assets, with requirements that consumers must “spend down” to $2,000) for most beneficiaries, they still apply to individuals with disabilities who apply through SSI, those […] more