Long before the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark July 28 decision on health care reform, California already had begun moving to expand Medi-Cal coverage for low-income residents. The state also was the first to begin setting up an exchange through which others could obtain health insurance — all in preparation of reforms that will be enacted starting January 2014 under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Read more
UCSF Headlines Health Care Reform
UCSF Community Awaits U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Law Read more
Family Medicine Anniversary Addresses Changing Climate of Health Care Read more
UCSF Students Pack Classroom to Learn About Health Care Reform Read more
UCSF Health Experts Shape Historic Blueprint for Women’s Health Care Read more
Implementing Health Care Reform; Early Learnings From California Read more
Health Care Reform Anniversary Highlights Interest in Primary Care Read more
Policy Expert Explains California Leadership in Health Care Reform Read more
UCSF Community Reacts to Health Care Reform Law Read more
House Passes Landmark Bill Making Health Care More Available Read more
Policy Expert Brindis Takes the Pulse of Health Care Reform Efforts Read more
UCSF Commentators Call for Health Reform to Revitalize Primary Care Read more
Interview: Kevin Grumbach: Single Minded for Single Payer Read more
Educators Consider Impact of Supreme Court Ruling on Teaching Health Professionals
Educators across UCSF are considering the implications of the newly affirmed health care law on teaching future pharmacists, doctors, nurses and dentists.
Supreme Court Ruling on Medicaid Causes Concern Over Health Coverage
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.
UCSF Goes to Washington
UCSF takes its mission of advancing health worldwide seriously and so do the leaders of the free world.
UCSF Improves Patient Safety, Care With Electronic Health Records
UCSF Medical Center has rolled out a new electronic health records system, considered the most significant step ever toward improving the quality and safety of patient care.
Timeline of Health Care Law
Feb. 24, 2009: President Barack Obama promises health care reform in his first address to a Joint Session of Congress
March 5, 2009: The White House convenes a summit on reforming health care
Sept. 9, 2009: President Obama lays out his vision for health care reform during an address to a Joint Session of Congress
Dec. 24, 2009: The U.S. Senate passes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by a vote of 60–39 with all Democrats and two Independents voting for, and all Republicans voting against it
Jan. 27, 2010: In first State of the Union address, President Obama focuses on health care reform
Feb. 25, 2010: The White House hosts a bipartisan summit on reform that leads to a productive discussion... Read more