CHA has submitted a comment letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to inform a future regulatory proposal on the public charge ground of inadmissibility. In the letter, CHA urges DHS to ensure future policies are clear, consistent, and do not cause undue fear among immigrant families accessing the public services available to them. […]
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation issued a white paper outlining its strategic direction for the next 10 years. According to the Center, the goal of the new strategy is to achieve equitable outcomes through high-quality, affordable, person-centered care, carried out through five strategic objectives: Drive accountable care Advance health equity Support innovation Address affordability Partner to achieve system transformation Additional information is available in an FAQ document and on the Innovation Center […]
OHC sat down with Dr. Carrie L. Byington, executive vice president of University of California Health (UCH), to find out what drew her to California, how preventable differences affect health outcomes, and what the university’s data, expertise, and innovations mean for the Golden State.
Since 2019, Cherished Futures for Black Moms and Babies has focused on the audacious goal of eliminating maternal and infant health inequities in Los Angeles County. Now these bold plans are gaining momentum.
In May, the chairman of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions formally requested information on how Congress should develop a public health insurance option. CHA submitted comments in response to the request for information.
Without the help of university students, thousands of Sacramento’s most vulnerable residents might not have gotten COVID-19 vaccines. The University of California, Davis School of Medicine provided the workforce while UC Davis Health provided support.
On April 27 and 28, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health will host a two-day virtual forum highlighting its renewed focus on health equity, addressing structural racism in health care, and establishing federal agencies’ roles as equity partners.
As part of its Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) Learning Community, the Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) will host a free webinar from noon to 1 p.m. (PT) on April 15 on childbirth-related post traumatic stress disorder.
The California Department of Public Health has launched a Let’s Get to Immunity campaign. The campaign features a toolkit designed to help communicate about ongoing COVID-19 vaccine efforts in California with ready-to-use digital resources that can be shared in the community and on social media.