The Age Wave – Understanding the Diversity and Needs of Older Clients

Me work with older adults? Not if I can help it! That is frequently the attitude of students I encounter who think of the elderly as a boring and debilitated population residing in nursing homes or other institutional settings. While not saying so in such blunt terms, many clinicians in practice secretly share the same … Continue reading

California Healthline: Exchange, Immigration Advocates Urge Enrollment by Mixed Status Families

by David Gorn On Wednesday, immigration advocates linked arms with Covered California officials and other government representatives to assure families of mixed immigration status that their personal information would not be shared. Many members of mixed-status families have balked at enrolling in Medi-Cal or Covered California over concerns that application information might end up in … Continue reading

Examiner: UCLA reports California health by race, ethnicity

By: Robin Wulffson, M.D. On June 17, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research issued a series of clearly presented fact sheets regarding health statistics for five California major ethnic and racial groups: Caucasians, Latinos, African Americans, Asians, and American Indians/Alaska Natives. In addition the report provides detailed information on Latino and Asian subgroups. The report covers a … Continue reading

California Healthline: Latino Issues at Exchange Prompt Bill Proposing Change in Board Composition

by David Gorn A state Senate bill introduced yesterday would increase the number of Covered California health benefit exchange board members from five to seven and would increase the number of expertise categories for those board members. SB 972 by Sen. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) was prompted, in part, by low numbers of Latino enrollees in the exchange, … Continue reading

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