Health Care Reform

Governor’s Budget Continues Health Reform Implementation and Recession-Era Health & Human Services Cuts

The Governor’s proposed budget for the 2015 – 16 fiscal year totals $113.3 billion in state general fund dollars , reflect ing a 1.7% increase from the current budget, and includes $47.2 billion for elementary and secondary education, $14.1 billion for higher education, $24 .1 billion for health, $7.8 billion for human services, and $10.2 billion for corrections.

Medi-Cal Reform 2.0: Health Access Priorities for California’s Next Medicaid Waiver

The coming renewal of California’s section 1115 research and demonstration Medicaid waiver and Delivery System Reform Incentive Program (DSRIP) presents a critical opportunity to build on the state’s success in implementing health reform and to tackle long standing issues in the state’s health care safety net.