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Update on Supplemental Funds / My Medical Leave

At both the CFO and Board meetings last week, we went over the various supplemental funding programs, which I’m summarizing below (including some new information which has come up since last week’s meetings): AB 113 – The traditional 17-18 program checks were sent to hospitals the end of June.  Most reported receiving them by June

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DHLF PRIME Legislative Briefing – 9/12/2018

On September 12, the DHLF provided a successful briefing to state legislative staff on district/municipal hospitals’ experience to date with PRIME. We are very grateful to the hospital representatives that took the time (and, in some cases, significant travel challenges) to come to Sacramento so the legislative staff could hear directly about the good work

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PRIME/Waiver Update

Dear CEOs and CFOs of district/municipal hospitals: We wanted to take this opportunity to let you all know of the terrific work being done by the PRIME teams at your hospitals. In October, I provided an update to DHCS and many other Medi-Cal stakeholders based on your DY 12 year end reports. All districts have

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Federal ACA Activities 9/20/17

We wanted to provide you with an update on federal activities around the repeal of the ACA. As you have heard in the press, there is renewed interest by some in the Senate to pass an ACA repeal-replace bill. What is being termed the “Cassidy/Graham” bill is gaining momentum in the House. As of today,

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Advocacy Alert: US Senate Contacts

As you know, the Senate currently is working to try to pass a ACA repeal bill with the vote likely occurring when Congress returns from the Fourth of July recess. Both California Senators will oppose the legislation and are working with health care industry leaders in California on a strategy to reach out to our

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