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Health Financing

California’s health system is funded through several income streams, from individual premiums to federal tax income. ITUP focuses on financing for public health programs, the most relevant funder being the California State Budget.


2010 Health Care Financing Report

This report examines the state budget, as well as financing, utilization and budget impacts of public programs, including Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, Family PACT, Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM), children’s programs. more

California Budget: May 2010 Revise

Summarizes the HHS impact of the Governor’s May Revise. more

Improving the Value of Health Care

Analyzes the cost containment mechanisms in federal health legislation and explores the impact on California. more

California Budget: January 2010 Proposal

A document discussing the recent cuts and other revisions to California’s state budget. more

Connecting the Dots on Financing

A paper that seeks to connect the dots between the state budget, the §1115 waiver, and federal reforms more

California’s Safety Nets and The Need to Improve Local Collaboration in Care for the Uninsured

Provides inter-county and inter-regional comparisons of safety net financing and infrastructure resources to care for the uninsured. more

Overview of Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Financing for Low-Income Populations in California, 1998-2008

Annual overview of enrollment and expenditure trends, state funding, and delivery systems of publicly funded coverage programs available to low-income Californians. more

Overview of Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Financing for Low-Income Populations in California, 1998-2007

Annual overview of enrollment and expenditure trends, state funding, and delivery systems of publicly funded coverage programs available to low-income Californians. more

Overview of Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Financing for Low-Income Populations in California, 1998-2006

Annual overview of enrollment and expenditure trends, state funding, and delivery systems of publicly funded coverage programs available to low-income Californians. more

Overview of Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Financing for Low-Income Populations in California, 1998-2005

Annual overview of enrollment and expenditure trends, state funding, and delivery systems of publicly funded coverage programs available to low-income Californians. more