Special Features

The unexpected results of the 2016 Presidential election triggered uncertainty and anxiety around the future of health reform in California and across the country.  While we do not yet know the specific policy changes that the new President-elect and Republican-led Congress will pursue, we do know that California potentially has […] more


Following the Presidential election of 2016, ITUP quickly worked to reshape its upcoming statewide conference scheduled for February 6-7, 2017 in Sacramento. The conference will focus on the risks, threats and challenges to California’s health reform progress as the newly elected President and Congress consider federal action to amend, repeal […] more


Latest Publications

At the end of August, the California Legislature adjourned the 2015-2016 legislative session.  The Governor had until September 30 to review and consider all bills the Legislature passed and sent to him.  This summary highlights key health care bills signed by the Governor, vetoed and those that failed in the […] more


ITUP will be hosting its 2016 series of California regional workgroups from October to December (schedule below). ITUP conducts health-policy research and serves as an independent convener bringing together health care leaders around the state to build common understanding on issues and policies affecting the health of Californians. ITUP regional […] more


Latest Blog Posts

On November 17, 2016, the Covered California Board convened its monthly Board meeting, the first since the presidential election. The Board agenda included expert panels to mark five years since Covered California was established, which were: “National and State Health Care Landscape and Trends” and “Improving Wellness, Population Health, and […] more


Last week, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research announced that the Center’s AskCHIS online database now allows for review of health data by industry and occupation. AskCHIS – an online query system that provides health statistics at the county, regional, and state level – relies on the responses of more than […] more