In her annual President’s Message, Sandra R. Hernández talks about the health care challenges facing millions of low-income Californians — and why they should matter to everyone. She lays out three big steps California should take to ensure that every Californian can get the care they need. “See more at
The California Improvement Network (CIN) helps to spread better ideas to improve how providers care for patients with chronic disease. The CIN hosts webinars, workshops, and quarterly meetings focused on how to improve quality, optimize the patient experience, and reduce the cost of care.
CIN webinars are held the fourth Wednesday of every month. A recording of each one-hour webinar — the presentation slides with an audio track — is available a few days after the event.
About this Series: Medi-Cal provides health and long term care coverage for more than 7.5 million Californians. If federal health reform is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Medi-Cal rolls will grow dramatically. Understanding its strengths and challenges will help state lawmakers identify needed changes to the program.
Through a series of short films, four individuals reflect on their experiences with the program. The final two videos explore Medi-Cal through the state's perspective, and the challenges ahead for the program under health reform.
Medi-Cal is on the cusp of major growth under health reform. Explore its major challenges as well as what's working for those in the program.