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Members in the News
LA County Seeks to Encourage More COVID-19 Testing in Minority Communities
How doctors use stories to help them cope with the coronavirus crisis
SF doctor shares notes from front line: ‘It’s really heartbreaking’
When COVID-19 Gives You Lemons: Pivoting to Virtual Community Engagement
A Crisis-on-Top-of-a-Crisis: Homelessness in the Time of COVID‑19
Whole Person Care Leads to Improved Care Coordination, Better Care, and Better Health
June 29, 2020
California’s Public Health Care Systems Remain Committed to Fighting Racial Injustice
June 3, 2020
May Revision Highlights Need for Federal Support
May 14, 2020
Whole Person Care Plays Critical Role in COVID-19 Response
May 4, 2020
CAPH actively analyzes state and federal health care issues that would impact public health care systems.
Our advocacy agenda seeks to ensure that our members have the necessary resources and tools to provide high-quality care to over 2.8 million patients.
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The California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems represents California’s 21 public health care systems, which are the core of the state’s health care safety net, delivering high quality care to all in need and working to improve the health of their patients and communities. Learn More »
Proposed Medicaid Rule Could Dismantle California’s Health Care Safety Net
The proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR) could severely limit how states pay for their Medicaid programs, jeopardizing the stability of California's public health care systems.
Whole Person Care: The Essential Role of Community Health Workers & Peers
Community Health Workers and Peers act as a bridge between people and systems of care. Learn more about how Whole Person Care supports this critical workforce.
PRIME Program Update – December 2019 Webinar
Learn more about the progress and impact of public health care systems in PRIME, a key program of the Medi-Cal 2020 waiver. Presentations from LA DHS and UC San Diego on their experiences with care delivery and data analytics.