The Kaiser Family Foundation (an excellent source for all things health care) has a new animated tool to understand how the Affordable Care Act — aka health care reform – will affect uninsured and underinsured families, as well as businesses large and small and medical providers. Click on each of the animated “YouToon” characters to … [ Read full post ]
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American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) are more likely to experience serious psychological distress compared to whites (12 percent vs. six percent) in California, according to a new UCLA Center for Health Policy Research fact sheet. The new publication is jam-packed with other eye-opening data on such behavioral health topics as suicide and physical … [ Read full post ]
BUILDING A BRIDGE: Ellen Wu, the Executive Director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, discusses how to maximize the potential benefits of the Affordable Care Act for communities of color. In 2012, CPEHN is celebrating 20 years as a champion for health equity.
Our latest report put numbers to what we already knew – … [ Read full post ]
It’s been over a year since the Affordable Care Act was implemented and California has already made significant strides in laying the ground work to deliver health care to millions of its residents who are currently uninsured. Join the Insure the Uninsured Project on Feb. 6-7, 2012 in Sacramento as they bring together nearly 500 … [ Read full post ]
Who’s increasing health insurance premiums? A new tool from the U.S. government lets you plug in your state or insurance company name and get an update on whether they have recently raised their premiums – and by how much.
Congress’ new plan to reduce the national debt proposes significant cuts to federal programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, WIC, SNAP, Head Start and many other programs vital to the economic safety of low-income families across the country, particularly racial and ethnic minority communities, seniors citizens, and the working poor.