More rainy day money or restoration of programs and services cut under Gov. Brown’s first budget? That’s for the Legislature to decide.
Hearings are scheduled in Sacramento this week to discuss implementation and revision of new laws governing California’s medicinal marijuana industry.
Some centers for homeless families have shown strong results by requiring random drug testing as part of their programs — but a bill to fund them failed over that provision yesterday in the California Legislature.
The state Senate Health Committee yesterday approved a bill to reform California’s “unnavigable” aging and long-term care system.
Just like last year, a bill in the California Legislature to require pricing transparency by pharmaceutical companies was pulled from the Assembly Health Committee for lack of votes.
Agreement may be near for replacing California’s $1.1 billion managed care organization tax, which now looks nothing like it did when it was first proposed.
Gov. Brown’s proposed budget released last week brings into focus some of the likely areas of disagreement over health care spending.
The state’s duals demonstration project, thought to be in danger of discontinuation, features prominently in the governor’s budget proposal — assuming a new managed care organization tax can be created.
Gov. Brown’s budget proposal today will probably include a new updated number of Californians in the state’s Medicaid program. The total is expected to top 13 million for the first time.
If calling a special legislative session didn’t work, what’s next on Gov. Brown’s agenda to replace the loss of the $1 billion managed care organization tax?