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Every Californian deserves access to health care, the most basic of needs, so they can live fruitful, productive lives that contribute to the betterment of the state in so many ways.

Today, more than 93% of Californians have some form of health insurance, providing them access to care for wellness, chronic disease, emergency needs, and life-threatening illnesses. This is significant progress toward universal coverage, but more must be done to ensure equitable access to care, especially for populations that have endured far too long without care.

CHA Provides Feedback to CMS on Medicare Advantage Program

CHA has submitted comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) request for information about various aspects of the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. The agency sought public feedback on ways to improve MA and to inform potential future rulemaking on the program.  

CMS Finalizes Contract Year 2023 Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans Rule  

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a rule finalizing policies for contract year 2023 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare prescription drug benefit programs.   The rule finalizes proposals on increased agency oversight of plan marketing, expansion and network adequacy, reinstatement of medical loss ratio reporting requirements, and equity-oriented changes to dual-eligible special […]

CHA Comments on Proposed Public Charge Policies

CHA submitted comments on a proposed rule issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that would exclude noncash benefits — including most Medicaid benefits — when making a public charge inadmissibility determination.