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Health Professions in the News: State Lawmakers Want To Overhaul Mental Health Programs

California Healthline (June 11, 2014)

In a California Healthline report by Deirdre Kennedy, experts discussed new approaches to mental health issues in the wake of the Isla Vista shooting incident -- from a recent legislative proposal targeted at offenders to local efforts to better coordinate care for the mentally ill.  Read the full...

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Health Professions in the News: Two Health Care Measures Make Ballot Deadline for November, Two Others Held

California Healthline (June 30, 2014)

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen last week announced six initiatives have qualified for the November ballot -- two of them health-related.  Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Plan to Give Health Care to Every Californian Moves Forward

U.S. News and World Report (April 26, 2017)

California lawmakers pushed forward Wednesday with a proposal that would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone. The idea known as single-payer health care has long been popular on the...

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