Janet Coffman, an expert on evidence-based medicine and health insurance coverage especially as it relates to prevention and California, discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act and health exchanges on the state.
September 25, 2013
August 09, 2013
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi came to UCSF to unveil California’s plan to implement the Affordable Care Act – the creation of a health care marketplace called Covered California.
May 17, 2013
The California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) will seek a temporary restraining order to curtail the number of striking employees by two University of California unions at UC’s five medical centers, the University learned late May 16.
July 06, 2012
California is preparing to enact provisions of the Affordable Care Act by expanding Medi-Cal coverage and setting up a health benefit exchange. UCSF experts comment.
July 02, 2012
The Supreme Court ruling on the health care law is a "great opportunity, but it’s really only the beginning of what’s likely to be a very long journey,” said Josh Adler, MD, chief medical officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
June 29, 2012
As Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on the health care law is examined, experts are citing concerns about the Medicaid decision, which could end up insuring fewer Americans as states opt out of expansion.
June 28, 2012
This timeline reflects the highlights over the past three years that culminates with the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
June 27, 2012
UCSF will hold a panel discussion titled, “What Now? Health Reform in the Aftermath of the Supreme Court Decision,” addressing the impact of the upcoming ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
June 26, 2012
UCSF Medical Center's recent adoption of a new electronic health record system, not only advances patient safety, it enables UCSF to comply with a federal mandate requiring all health providers and hospitals to shift to electronic medical records as part of national health care reform.
June 15, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling on the Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act this month. The following national experts at UCSF are available to discuss the potential impacts of health care reform: