Category Archives: Uninsured

Preparing for the Future

The following statement was released today by Sandra R. Hernández, President & Chief Executive Officer, California Health Care Foundation: Every day, the women and men charged with providing health care to California’s 40 million residents work heroically. In helping people in California achieve healthier lives, this network of health professionals not only upholds the highest [...]

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Trump’s “health plan” raises major alarms in California

Responding to President-elect Donald Trump’s “health plan” released today (https://www.greatagain.gov/policy/healthcare.html), here’s a comment from Anthony Wright, executive director, Health Access California, the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition: “President-elect Trump’s health plan of a few paragraphs has virtually no detail, but just enough to raise major alarm about the significant threats to Medicare, Medicaid, the [...]

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Denham: ‘This is for the 22′

The following was provided in a news release this week from Rep. Jeff Denham, R- Turlock, regarding providing more mental health treatment options for veterans: U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, joined colleagues in the House of Representatives this week in introducing H.R. 5600, the No Hero Left Untreated Act, which would establish a pilot program [...]

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Caring for the caregiver

Mary Nicholson, founder of Stockton-based Healings in Motion, wrote the following letter to promote this year’s Caregiver Symposium, an event she started several years ago in Stockton to help those who help others and recognize their valuable contributions to the community. She has also spearheaded the effort to push hospitals in San Joaquin County to [...]

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$20,000 San Joaquin Valley health grants available

The Sierra Health Foundation Center for Health Program Management has announced the second round of funding through the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund. The fund is offering grants of up to $20,000 for new prospective grantees working to promote community health and health equity within the eight targeted San Joaquin Valley counties – Fresno, Kings, [...]

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