In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the need for California’s lawmakers and next governor to develop a master plan for aging, accentuated by the results of a statewide survey revealing voter’s opinions on critical aging issues.
On May 11, 2018, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. released the May Revision of the 2018-2019 budget. While it includes a significant increase in revenues and modest program investments for older adults and people with disabilities, the state still has no overarching master strategy to meet the needs of an aging California.
This new policy brief highlights 10 questions health plans and systems nationwide could consider using in their risk assessments to deliver more cost-effective, quality care.
More than 80 percent of California voters would support a gubernatorial candidate who has a vision and long-term investment plan for California's older adults. In this infographic, learn about California's changing demographics, which states are leading the way, and what comprises plan elements.
In February 2018, the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Trump, making significant policy changes to advance the goals of integrated, person-centered care for adults with complex needs. This policy brief summarizes key sections of the new law.
In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof reviews what's missing from Governor Brown's proposed 2018-2019 budget. It outlined modest adjustments to programs impacting older adults and people with disabilities and focuses on building the financial stability of the state, paying off debt, and strengthening elements of our infrastructure. It fails, however, to outline solutions to the challenges facing California’s older adults and people with disabilities.