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Pending CMS Guidance on Medicaid Block Grants: Executive Overreach Strikes Again—Center for Children and Families

It has been reported that CMS is developing guidance to encourage states to pursue a new “block grant” or “per capita”…


California pays down their student loans, doctors agree to treat poorer patients—CALmatters

California this week said it will help repay the student loans of 247 selected doctors in exchange for their promise…


Governor Newsom Has Signed His First State Budget. See What's In There—California Healthline

Below is the summary by California Healthline in their Daily Edition, of the newly signed California State Budget. See…


Proposal to Change Poverty Calculations Could Cause 30,000 to Lose Public Benefits in California—California Health Report

A Trump administration proposal to change one of the measurements to determine the federal poverty level, a move that…


U.S. Department of Education Releases Final "Supplement, Not Supplant" Guidance for School Districts

On June 20, 2019, the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released final non-regulatory guidance to support school…


As More California Kids Drop Medi-Cal Coverage, Experts Seek Answers—California Health Report

More than 150,000 California children dropped out of federally funded health insurance programs in 2018, a trend some…


State Medicaid and CHIP Snapshots, 2019

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) created…


National Research Project Needs Your Input

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is conducting research into school Medicaid programs across the country in an…


Healthy Schools Campaign Hosting Webinar on Free Care

**This post has been updated to include a link to the webinar recording** Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Time:…


Register by November 22 for Next LEA Advisory Workgroup Meeting

LEAs interested in attending the bi-monthly LEA Advisory Workgroup meeting (also known as the 'LEA Ad-Hoc Meeting')…