Category: Budget


Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3 Discusses Infectious Diseases

At Thursday’s hearing in Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3, a panel of experts including representatives of the California Department of Public Health and Dr. Arnold Leff, Santa Cruz County Health Officer, discussed recent infectious disease outbreaks. Discussions ranged from the detailed plans and practices employed during an outbreak to the capacity at the state and…

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May Revise on the Horizon, Budget Committees Busy with Hearings

Next week, the Governor is expected to reveal his May Revision to his January budget proposal, though by statute, the Administration has until May 14 to do so. The Governor’s January Budget Proposal alluded to areas where updated estimates would be provided in the May Revision, such as the impact related to the passage of…

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Assembly Explores Adverse Childhood Experiences in Joint Informational Hearing

On Tuesday, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services and the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance convened a joint hearing exploring Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The hearing, co-chaired by Assembly Members Arambula and McCarty, began with a panel of experts illustrating the impact of adverse childhood experiences and…

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Senate Budget Sub. 3 Hears CHEAC’s Oral Health Rollover Request and 340B

Yesterday, the Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Health and Human Services convened hearing items related to four state agencies, the California Emergency Medical Services Authority, Department of Managed Health Care, Department of Health Care Services and the Department of Public Health. Two key items of interest to CHEAC, our request for Oral Health Rollover…

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Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 Discusses Title XIX Funding, WIC EBT, Home Visiting, Hepatitis A, STDs, and Valley Fever

This week, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services continued to hear budget issues related to public health. Highlights from the discussion are provided below: Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH). Connie Mitchell, Deputy Director of the California Department of Public Health, the Center for Family Health (the Center) provided members…

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IHSS MOE Briefly Revisited in Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3

On Thursday, the Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Health and Human Services briefly revisited the IHSS MOE deal reached during the 2017-18 budget negotiations. Will Lightbourne, Director of the California Department of Social Services, provided a concise recap of events surrounding the new MOE provisions, including the Administration’s elimination of the Coordinated Care Initiative…

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Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 Holds CDPH Overview Hearing

On Monday, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services convened a hearing predominantly focused on issues related to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Susan Fanelli, CDPH Assistant Director, provided subcommittee members with a general overview of the department’s budget, highlighting their General Fund budget of $138 million. The budget…

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