On May 11, 2017, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., released the May Revision, reflecting updated estimates for the state revenue and spending for the 2017-18 budget. This fact sheet summarizes the key initiatives and program adjustments that impact California’s older adults and people with disabilities.
Californians with Medicare and Medi-Cal face many options when exploring how to get the health care and long-term services and supports they need. This brief begins to outline the range of available options.
In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses California's 2017-2018 proposed budget and how scaling back on key components of the Coordinated Care Initiative diminishes the state's progress toward integrated care for high-need, high-cost older adults.
On January 10, 2017, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. released the proposed 2017-2018 budget. The budget includes program modifications that impact the health and human services delivery system serving older adults and people with disabilities.
In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the need to redefine current health care quality measures, especially from the vantage point of those needing care and not just for those who provide and pay for it. In support of this goal, three new resources are available to help frame measures and advance this work.
Since inception six years ago, enrollment for The SCAN Foundation’s California Summit on Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) has doubled. The LTSS Summit provides a rare opportunity for service providers, aging and disability advocates, health plans, state officials, researchers, and the media to convene and develop a more coherent, informed, and impactful voice on behalf of older Californians, persons with disabilities, their caregivers, and service providers. In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the sixth LTSS Summit and successes of the California Collaborative and Regional Coalitions.