On May 13, 2016, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. released the “May Revision”, reflecting updated estimates for the state revenue and spending for the 2016-17 budget. This fact sheet highlights items included in the May Revision that impact health and human service programs serving California’s older adults and people with disabilities.
Last year, modeling efforts distilled various options to improve America’s financing system for long-term care. This month, three organizations – the Bipartisan Policy Center, LeadingAge, and the Long-Term Care Financing Collaborative – released related policy recommendations. This analysis identifies common themes and notes where the recommendations differ in perspective.
In the last month, three separate groups released recommendations about how to help working Americans better prepare for their future long-term care needs and associated costs. In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof highlights the similarities across each set of recommendations and advocates for the multi-pronged approach put forth by all groups—one that clarifies personal responsibility, outlines private market solutions, addresses long-term needs, and refocuses Medicaid’s role.
A brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies, developed with support from The Commonwealth Fund and The SCAN Foundation, shares how seven states, including California, are sharing early achievements with stakeholders to maintain support and encourage enrollment.
A brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies, developed with support from The Commonwealth Fund and The SCAN Foundation, examines strategies for developing interdisciplinary care teams that meet individuals' medical, behavioral, long-term care, and social service needs.
This fact sheet summarizes the key initiatives and program adjustments in California's proposed 2016-2017 budget that impact the state's older adults and people with disabilities.