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JOB DESCRIPTION Research Manager Insure the Uninsured Project’s (ITUP) goal is to identify and promote new approaches to expand health care and coverage for the uninsured and to assure that those newly insured have good health outcomes. The Project’s focus is on developing connections among parties interested and able to […] more


In this paper we look at six Southern California counties, their implementation of the Affordable Care Act and care and financing for the remaining uninsured in the local safety nets. The landscape has changed swiftly and dramatically from large numbers of uninsured seeking care in over-burdened and under-financed county health […] more


Latest Reports

Despite predictions otherwise, California continues to recover from the impacts of the Great Recession. The unemployment rate has decreased to 6.3%, reflecting an ongoing trend of job growth in the state. From April 2014 through April 2015, 457,300 jobs were created reflecting employment increases across eight employment categories (mining and […] more


In the wake of the Affordable Care Act’s implementation, counties throughout the State continue to strive to meet the expectations set by the new law to better serve Medi-Cal beneficiaries. This includes providing more coordinated and integrated care that leads to improved service access and quality, better health outcomes, and […] more


Latest Blog Posts

The Kaiser Family Foundation has released a longitudinal survey of what has happened to California’s uninsured over a two-year period of ACA implementation. In 2013, 100% of those sampled were uninsured; in 2014 after the first open enrollment 58% were insured; and in 2015 after the second open enrollment 68% […] more


The latest Gallup Poll findings showed California ranked 6th in the nation by successfully reducing its rates of uninsured from 21.6% to 11.8%. Arkansas led the nation with a reduction from 22.5% uninsured to 9.1% uninsured. Kentucky reduced its rates of uninsured from 20.4% to 9.0%. Oregon reduced its uninsured […] more