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CDCAN: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES DIRECTOR TOBY DOUGLAS TO LEAVE POST IN JANUARY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES DIRECTOR TOBY DOUGLAS TO LEAVE POST IN JANUARY – CALIFORNIA HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY SECRETARY DIANA DOOLEY PRAISES DOUGLAS FOR HIS WORK IN REFORMING AND IMPROVING MEDI-CAL PROGRAM… 1,707 more words

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CBP: More Than One in Seven Californians -- One-Third of Them Children -- Lived in Poverty in 2013

Census Bureau data released earlier today show that the share of all Californians with incomes below the federal poverty line in 2013 remained significantly higher than in 2006, the year before the Great Recession began. 63 more words

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CDCAN: GOVERNOR TAKES ACTION THURSDAY ON 48 BILLS

GOVERNOR TAKES ACTION THURSDAY ON 48 BILLS – SIGNS 42 AND VETOES 6;  SIGNS SB 577 EMPLOYMENT PILOT BILL FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; SIGNS STATE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESTRUCTURING BILL AB 1595; APPROVES SB 1093 ON NEW REQUIREMETNS FOR REGIONAL CENTERS IN CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY COMPETENT SERVICES… 3,165 more words

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Institute of Medicine: Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life

From our colleagues: 

From the press release: 

“For patients and their loved ones, no care decisions are more profound than those made near the end of life. 150 more words

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California Healthline: New Law To Shorten Medi-Cal Application Process for Community Clinic Startups

by David Gorn

his week, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill to shorten the amount of time to process applications for primary care community clinics that want to serve Medi-Cal patients. 154 more words

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NASUAD: Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act

NASUAD’s Latest Work to Further MIPPA Outreach Efforts

In 2014, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) awarded NASUAD a MIPPA sub-grant made available through the third round of federal MIPPA funding.  141 more words

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NCOA: SNAP cost-of-living adjustments go into effect next month

The Food and Nutrition Service recently released the fiscal year (FY) 2015 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. 33 more words

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