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Increased Service Use Following Medicaid Expansion Is Mostly Temporary: Evidence from California’s Low Income Health Program

October, 2014

This policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research addresses concerns about increasing costs to state budgets as a result of Medicaid expansion, presenting data that show the recent increases in hospital and emergency-room usage are temporary and unlikely to have the catastrophic impact some predicted for state budgets.

Access to Care, health care, Health Reform, Policy

Opportunities for Whole-Person Care in California

September, 2014

Building upon an earlier report commissioned by the Foundation and led by John Snow, Inc., this white paper identifies policy recommendations and next steps for advancing whole-person care for California’s vulnerable populations

Behavioral Health, Community Health Centers, health care, Policy

June 2014 Update: Ready, Set, Enroll: Community Health Center Enrollment Successes, Challenges and Lessons Learned During the First Phase of Coverage Expansion

June, 2014

This report, by Pacific Health Consulting Group, is an update to the September 2013 report, "Ready, Set, Enroll: Community Health Center Strategies to Facilitate Enrollment of Uninsured Patients into Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act". This update presents enrollment trends, current issues impacting CHCs, and CHC enrollment experiences.

Case Study, Community Health Centers, health care, Health Reform

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