Special Features

20th Annual Insure the Uninsured Project Celebration Dinner and Conference February 7th and 8th at the Sacramento Convention Center Registration is now open! This year’s ITUP conference will focus on steps to close the coverage gaps and move Californians into a culture of health and wellness. Conference sessions will present […] more

ITUP launches its search for a new Executive Director. For more information, please download the position specifications here: ITUP ED Position Specifications You may also contact Carlson Beck for further details at: Sally Carlson, Managing Partner,  sally@carlsonbeck.com, 415.433.2299 Heidi Holzhauer, Senior Principal,  heidi@carlsonbeck.com, 707.963.1250   more

Latest Reports

California’s §1115 waiver recently expired on October 31, 2015, and HHS granted a temporary extension of the waiver until December 31, 2015.  On October 31, 2015, DHCS and CMS announced a conceptual agreement that outlines the major components of the waiver renewal. There are several improvements in the renewed waiver, while also room to continue […] more

ITUP’s report, Today’s Challenges in Trying To Get to Health Information Transparency For Patients, takes a close look at the challenges patients face in trying to get information on the costs and outcomes of their medical procedures. Legislatures, public programs, and the private insurance market have all taken steps to […] more

Latest Blog Posts

The implementation of SB 75, the bill that allows undocumented children to be enrolled in Medi-Cal, is a big step for California’s #Health4All campaign championed by many health care advocates in the State, but there are many logistical details that must be worked out in order to ensure a seamless […] more

Premiums increased by 4%; offer rates and take up rates did not change; worker’s wages increased by 2% and inflation fell by 0.2% between 2014 and 2015. Some employers (4%) reduced full time workers to part time while others (10%) increased part time workers to full time. Workers paid on […] more