Medi-Cal’s Very Big Decade

January 21, 2020

Medi-Cal had a big decade. The number of Californians enrolled in the state’s health insurance program for low-income residents swelled by 5.5 million from 2010 to 2019. It now covers 1 in 3 Californians and 40% of children. Read More

Study Finds Single-Payer Health Care Plan Saves Money

January 21, 2020

As Democratic candidates propose a spectrum of health care options on the debate stage, the Medicare for all plan floated by progressive candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offers a utopian vision of health care in America: universal coverage with no premiums or co-pays. But what about the costs? Read More

Supreme Court Will Review Decision on State PBM Price Regulation

January 21, 2020

The Supreme Court will be reviewing a decision by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals that held that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act restricts states’ ability to regulate how pharmacy benefit managers set drug prices charged to pharmacies and by extension to consumers. Read More