More than two-thirds of those who were uninsured before the Affordable Care Act was fully implemented now have coverage, according to a KQED State of Health story based on a Kaiser Family Foundation survey. Center Director Gerald Kominski cautioned that the survey findings have a limitation and exclude Californians who had insurance pre-ACA and lost … [ Read full post ]
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By the end of 2019, CalSIM estimates the state’s uninsured population could drop to about 6 percent of the population, or 2.5 million of the state’s projected 40 million residents, according to a story in Reporting on Health.
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 ]
A new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research estimates that up to 220,000 California children may be excluded from affordable health care coverage under health care reform due to their immigrant status.
The number represents approximately 20 percent of all uninsured children in California.
Of those children, up to 40,000 may be … [ Read full post ]
THE UNINSURED ARE ‘US’: Cliff Sarkin, policy director for the Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP), writes about how CHIS data can help us all understand who the uninsured are — overwhelmingly employed citizens — as we move forward to implement health reform in California.
It has been quite an exciting time for health policy … [ Read full post ]