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One Week Remains to Submit 2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting Workshop Abstracts

CHEAC is excited to again offer expanded workshops to our 2019 Annual Meeting attendees through collaborating with key partners to host workshop sessions. Recall, the 2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting will be held on October 9-11, 2019 in Pasadena and will provide local health department leadership and staff throughout California with networking and learning opportunities. This…

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ITUP Issues 2019 Update to County Medically Indigent Programs Report

The Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) released a 2019 update to their report on county medically indigent programs (MIA) on Thursday. This report is intended to provide an overview, background, and history of county MIA programs, as well as financing and current challenges with programs. Included in this year’s update is a conclusion that county…

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ITUP Publishes Two Briefs on Future of Health Coverage in California

This week, the Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) published two major briefs on the future of health reform in California: “Mapping the Future of Medi-Cal” and “Mapping the Future of Individual Health Insurance.” Both reports offer basic background information and focus on significant upcoming issues likely to engage policymakers and stakeholders over the coming years….

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CBPC Releases Data Brief on California’s Undocumented Adult Health Coverage, Finds Most Low-Income Adults Lack Coverage

The California Budget & Policy Center (CBPC) this week released a data brief on undocumented California adults and health coverage, finding that nearly nine in 10 undocumented adults with low incomes lack coverage. Only approximately three percent of undocumented low-income adults had public coverage and approximately seven percent had private coverage; the remaining approximately 89…

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NACCHO Launches LHD Opioid Epidemic Toolkit

This week, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) launched a new online resource entitled “Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Local Health Departments.” NACCO is collecting resources to support local opioid overdose prevention and response efforts as part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded Local Opioid Overdose Prevention and…

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NASEM Issues Report on Opioid Treatment Access and Barriers

On Wednesday, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) issued a report on opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment options, finding that despite the fact that the three U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications are safe and effective, most individuals who could benefit from the treatments do not receive them. Further, the report…

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