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September 25, 2013
Claire Brindis, director of the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, discusses the changes to health coverage under the Affordable Care Act for women and young adults.
September 25, 2013
Andrew Bindman, who helped draft provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), discusses the rollout of the state health exchanges from a national perspective.
September 25, 2013
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 23, 2013
Covered California will begin enrolling residents into the new health insurance marketplace on October 1, and UCSF has a number of health policy experts available to discuss the potential impacts of the health insurance exchange.
September 17, 2013
More adults in California are flocking to emergency rooms, especially those on Medicaid who are using ERs at a faster rate than the uninsured or privately insured, according to new UCSF research.
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.
July 16, 2013
UCSF ranked second among all institutions last year in biomedical research grants from the National Institutes of Health, and was the top public recipient, according to annual figures posted by the NIH.
June 21, 2013
A group from UC San Francisco joined representatives from the nine other University of California campuses last month to make the case for Congressional support of graduate research and education at "UC Day in DC."
June 06, 2013
A panel of experts at UCSF is calling attention to the fact that Social Security fails to provide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples and their families with the same benefits that heterosexual couples and their children receive.
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.

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