Current Programs

Current Programs



Legislative Advocacy: Representing health care consumers in the state legislature and developing health policies. Sponsoring and advancing key bills so consumers can have confidence that care and coverage will be there when they need it. 


Administrative Advocacy: Ensuring consumer representation at the various administrative and regulatory agencies, from the Department of Managed Health Care to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, from the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board to the Department of Insurance, and including the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. 

Communications and Campaigns: Providing coalitions and partners with timely updates, fact sheets, research reports, and tools on budget, legislation, and other policy initiatives. 

Regional Organizing and Advocacy: Working with local and regional organizations on budget and legislative campaigns. Partnering with coalitions on local issues.

Coalitions and Campaigns

It’s Our Healthcare! (IOHC):  The statewide campaign and coalition working for the implementation and improvement of the Affordable Care Act. 

California LGBT Health and Human Services Network: Health Access coordinates a statewide coalition of nonprofit direct service providers, community centers, researchers, and policy experts working collectively to advocate for state level policies and resources that will advance LGBT health. The Network provides leadership about LGBT health policy in a proactive, responsive manner that promotes health and wellness for LGBT people, families, and communities.

#Health4All: Coalition of health and immigrant advocates working for county-based and statewide solutions to cover the remaining uninsured, regardless of immigration status.