Healthy Families Transition

Health Agency Opposes Bill to Create Children's Medi-Cal Advisory Panel

State health officials have logged official opposition to a bill designed to create an advisory committee on Medi-Cal…


State Agency Nearing Extinction: "We Have Accomplished Our Mission"

It's a little quieter these days in the hallways and cubicles of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, the state…


California's In-Person Assistance (IPA) Program Provides New Opportunity for School Districts

As part of California's outreach and enrollment efforts related to health reform, school districts have an opportunity…


14% of Uninsured Kids Eligible for Public Insurance Live in California

Nearly 37% of all U.S. children who are eligible for public health insurance programs but who remain uninsured live in…


California's Healthy Families Program Transition - Closed in September 2013

Summary In January of 2013, California began a year-long transition of more than 800,000 children from the Healthy…


Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Issue Brief on Aligning Eligibility for Children Under the Affordable Care Act

On August 15, 2013 the Kaiser Family Foundation released an Issue Brief regarding the "stairstep" eligibility rules for…


Healthy Families Transition Concerns Highlighted as Most Difficult Phases Start

The third phase of the Healthy Families transition begins today, and it could be a bumpy passage. The first two phases…


DHCS Updates Healthy Families Program Transition to Medi-Cal FAQs and Network Adequacy Reports for Phases 3 & 4

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has provided new and updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)…


Healthy Families Program Transition to Medi-Cal: Monitoring Report and Summary Published for Phases 1C and 2

Assembly Bill 1494 requires the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to submit monthly reports on the…


California HealthCare Foundation Publishes New Report on the Changing Face of Medi-Cal

In CHCF's latest report, 'Medi-Cal Facts and Figures: A Program Transforms', they provide an overview of the program's…