Health insurance

The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) today issued guidance to ensure health plans comply with amendments made to California’s mental health parity law enacted under Senate Bill (SB) 855, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last year. “The DMHC is committed …continue reading

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Strong Workforce Program K12 Pathway Improvement Grant The Board approved the district’s participation in the second round of the state’s Strong Workforce Program K12 Pathway Improvement Grant program. The first round focused on learning opportunities leading to career paths for students. Under the second round, which focuses on automation and …continue reading

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[On Friday, January 24], the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), announced an action to protect human life and the conscience rights of all Americans. OCR is issuing a Notice of Violation to the state of California, formally notifying California that it cannot …continue reading

Editorial - Room with a View

Last Friday morning, representatives of the City of Los Alamitos described the City’s dire budget projections to those attending the Los Alamitos Chamber networking breakfast. They came armed with alarming graphs. They urged business owners and residents to take part in upcoming workshops that will address the budget disaster. City …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The 2019-20 Budget: The Governor’s Individual Health Insurance Market Affordability Proposals. This report provides our assessment of the Governor’s proposals to (1) create a state requirement that most Californians purchase health insurance coverage (referred to as an “individual mandate”) or …continue reading