About half of all Californians, 50.6 percent, had employer-based health insurance through their workplace for all of the past year. About 36.3 percent of Latinos had employer-based coverage for all of the past year. The information is from the Center’s new 2011-2012 Race and Ethnicity Health Profiles, a report on the health status of … [ Read full post ]
‘Health care reform’ Archive
Join the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the California Pan Ethnic Health Network Health at The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center on July 9 for a free training that will help you better understand how to use the free web tool, AskCHIS in your work. Facilitated by UCLA Health DATA’s Master Trainer Ashley … [ Read full post ]
Young children in immigrant Hispanic or Asian families may be less ready to start school due to a lack of “book sharing” — reading or looking at picture books — with their parents, according to a Reuters story. The story is based on a Stanford University study by Fernando S. Mendoza, CHIS child Technical … [ Read full post ]
Center Director Gerald Kominski will participate in AcademyHealth’s Advocacy Interest Group’s inagural meeting on Saturday, June 7, just one of numerous Center panels, presentations and posters at the prestigious annual gathering of health services researchers.
In total, 15 Center researchers will lead or participate in 14 session panels and present an additional 4 posters. … [ Read full post ]
State Senator Ricardo Lara’s proposal to include poor undocumented immigrants in Medi-Cal next year would increase budget outlays for the program by two percent, but increase the number of people covered by seven percent, “a pretty good return on investment,” said the Center’s health economics program director Dylan Roby in a KPCC interview.
Read the … [ Read full post ]