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Thinking Ahead – High Priorities for ACA Implementation in California

This report looks at California — where we are and where we need to go in implementing the Affordable Care Act. These materials reflect ITUP’s views on the challenges for California health reform and a status report for the progress we’ve made. We welcome your thoughts and feedback, and hope […] more

2013 ITUP Conference Hotel Accommodations at the Residence Inn

ITUP has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate of $179 at the Residence Inn. Reserve a room by January 25 to secure this rate and call the Residence Inn at (916) 443-0500 and request the Insure the Uninsured Project rate, or click here. Space is limited so […] more

The Awards and Networking Dinner

Insure the Uninsured Project will be hosting the Awards and Networking Dinner on February 4, 2013 at the Sacramento Convention Center. This year, in honor of E. Richard Brown’s lifelong efforts to help millions of underserved Californians, ITUP will be honoring the members of the Health Benefit Exchange Board with […] more

Speakers Confirmed for 2013 ITUP Conference!

ITUP is pleased to announce a list of distinguished individuals who will be speaking at the 16th annual statewide conference on Tuesday February 5, 2013. Register HERE! Confirmed Speakers Jason Andrews, Broker, SMB & Insurance Associates John Arensmeyer, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Small Business Majority Charles Bacchi, Executive Vice […] more

2012 Health Care Financing Report

The Health Care Financing Report examines the state’s budget, health expenditure trends, fiscal future, Proposition 30, and the state of public programs (Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, the Major Risk Medical Insurance Plan, Access for Infants and Mothers, Family PACT, Genetically Handicapped Persons Program).  The full report can be downloaded below. The State […] more

Registration for the Conference is now Open!

Registration is now open for ITUP’s 17th Annual Conference, “ACA: The Final Countdown,” which will take place Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Sacramento Convention Center. This year we expect over 600 healthcare leaders to attend, including health plans, providers, advocates, employers, unions, and government representatives. The convening of such […] more

A Short History of the Efforts to Extend Health Coverage for All Working Americans

It’s Labor Day, and we should all take a moment to remember the long fight to establish health care for all working people. This effort began in Germany in the late 19th century led by trade unions and passed by the very conservative Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck. By the end […] more

RomneyCare vs. ObamaCare: A Comparison

Although the economy has received much of the attention during the presidential campaign, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or “ObamaCare” has also been an important issue.  As one of the most ambitious and consequential pieces of legislation that President Obama signed into law during his first term, it has also […] more

Thoughts on the Morning After the Supreme Court’s Ruling

Having read the majority and dissenting opinions in NFIB v. Sebelius over the last day, I am left with the following thoughts. First, all the Justices developed a deep understanding of health policy and the extraordinary challenges facing Congress in constructing health reforms across the minefield of conflicting interests. Second, […] more

17th Annual ITUP Conference!

The 17th Annual ITUP Conference is set to take place February 4-5, 2013 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Sponsorships for the 2013 conference are now available! The sponsorship form is available for download. more