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Joint Informational Hearing – Senate and Assembly Health Committees: Escalating Health Care Costs Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Summary of Significant Legislation Heard by the Committee 2009-2010 Session

Informational Hearing – The Department of Public Health’s Implementation of Hospital Patient Safety Measures, Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Informational Hearing – The Subject of AB 950 (Hernandez): Licensed Hospice Facilities, Thursday, July 22, 2010

Joint Informational Hearing – Senate and Assembly Health Committees: Implementation of Federal Health Care Reform, Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The Status of Hospitals’ Compliance with Seismic Safety Deadlines, Informational Hearing, Wednesday, March 3, 2010

New Approaches in the Care and Treatment of Persons with Brain Injury, Informational Hearing, Wednesday, January 13, 2010

2009 Legislative Summary

Developing California's Health IT Infrastructure and the Potential to Improve Patient Care Informational Hearing, January 6, 2010

Informational Hearing ~ Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Redesigning California’s Medi-Cal Program: Examining the Potential for Cost Savings and Program Improvements

Joint Informational Hearing ~ November 5, 2009

Senate Select Committee on Obesity and Diabetes and the Senate Health Committee

EXPLORING THE LINK BETWEEN SUGAR-SWEETENED DRINKS AND OBESITY

Joint Informational Hearing ~ Thursday, August 27, 2009

Senate Committees on Education and Health, Senate Select Committee on Disaster & Emergency Response, Joint Committee on Emergency Management:
Selected Public Health Resources on H1N1

A DVD of the hearing is available by contacting Senate TV (916) 651-1531

Joint Informational Hearing ~ April 1, 2009

Medi-Cal Reimbursements and Outpatient Procedures: Impact on Children's Health

Health Information Technology Hearing March 13, 2009

SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS SPEAKER POWER POINT

BACKGROUND

Healthcare Work Force ~ March 4, 2009

Background Documents

Informational Hearing OUTLOOK FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM ~ February 25, 2009

Background Documents

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2007-2008 Legislative Summary

Proposition 4 Hearing September 16, 2008

Children's Hospital Bond Act Hearing July 9, 2008

DMHC Hearing March 27, 2008

SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE ANALYSIS 2008

Governor's Healthcare Proposal 2007

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Final Summary of Bills Heard by the Committee in the 2005-2006 Session

Medi-Cal: Hospital Financing Implementation and Coverage Initiative

February 14, 2006

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage:  Challenges of Implementation and Status of State Assistance Efforts

February 1, 2006

  • Medicare Part D:  Issues for Dual Eligibles on the Eve of Implementation

http://www.kff.org/medicare/upload/Medicare-Part-D-Issues-for-Dual-Eligibles-on-the-Eve-of-Implementation-Issue-Brief.pdf

Implementation of Proposition 71:  Options for Handling Intellectual Property Associated with Stem Cell Research Grants

Legislation
Senate Constitutional Amendment 13 and Assembly Concurrent Resolution 24
http://info.sen.ca.gov/

Final Summary of Bills Heard by the Committee in the 2005

May 11, 2005

Asbestos Fact Sheet:  http://www.oehha.ca.gov/air/toxic_contaminants/Asbes_F.html
Report by Dr. Marc Schenker:  http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2000/suppl-4/661-664schenker/schenker-full.html

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency:

http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/
http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/eldorado/index.html
http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/meetings.html
http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/basic.html
http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/eldorado/pdf/eldorado-asb-flyer-426-final.pdf
http://www.epa.gov/asbestos/asbe.pdf
http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/assess.html
http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/addressnoa.html

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry:

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/asbestos_effects.html
http://atsdr1.atsdr.cdc.gov:8080/tfacts61.html

California Department of Conservation:

ftp://ftp.consrv.ca.gov/pub/dmg/pubs/ofr/ofr_2000-002_Report.pdf
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/CGS/minerals/hazardous_minerals/asbestos/index.htm
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/CGS/information/publications/cgs_notes/note_14/
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/CGS/minerals/hazardous_minerals/asbestos/el_dorado.htm
ftp://ftp.consrv.ca.gov/pub/dmg/pubs/ofr/AsbestosFlyer.pdf
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/CGS/minerals/hazardous_minerals/asbestos/Asbestos_Guidelines_SP124.pdf

California Department of Toxic Substance Control

http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/SiteCleanup/Garden_Valley/index.html
http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/Schools/Schools.html
http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/PolicyAndProcedures/Schools/SMP_REP_Schools_Phase1Advisory.pdf
http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/PolicyAndProcedures/Schools/SMBRP_POL_Guidance_Schools_NOA.pdf

Air Resources Board:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/cap/pamphlets/asbestosbrochure.pdf
http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/asbestos/general.htm
http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/asbestos/atcm/regadv0702.pdf
http://www.arb.ca.gov/regact/asbesto2/fro.pdf
http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/asbestos/atcm/regadv1101.pdf
http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/atcm/asbeatcm.htm

California Environmental Quality Act:

http://opr.ca.gov/clearinghouse/asbestos.html

El Dorado County:

http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/emd/apcd/asbestos.html

Lake County:

http://66.102.7.104/u/ucdavisedu?q=cache:TigoTb54qjwJ:ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/filelibrary/1271/17439.pdf+&hl=en&ie=UTF-8
http://lcaqmd.net/

Fairfax County Virginia:

http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/service/hd/crd1.htm
http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/service/hd/crd2.htm

1994 MOU Regarding Primary Care Physician Training by the
University of California

May 4, 2005

Implementation of Proposition 71, the Stem Cell Research and Cures Act

March 9, 2005

Governor's Proposed Medi-Cal Redesign

March 2, 2005

University of California Medical School Admissions and Shortages in the
California Health Care Workforce

February 23, 2005

PANEL I:  FRAMING THE ISSUES

PANEL II:  CURRENT UC MEDICAL SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

PANEL III:  GOALS AND STRATEGIES FOR DIVERSITY

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Final Summary of Bills Heard by the Committee in the 2003 - 2004
Legislative Session

Final Summary of Bills Heard by the Committee in the 2003

Legislative Session

November 16, 2004

Proposition 63:  Mental Health Services Expansion, Funding.
Tax on Personal  Incomes Above $1 Million

September 22, 2004

Health and Human Services Agency Pharmacy Assistance Proposal

September 21, 2004

Proposition 71: Stem Cell Research, Funding, Bonds. 
Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute

September 15, 2004

Medi-Cal Redesign

Antidepressants and the Risk of Suicide
August 4, 2004

Great Britan's Response to SSRI Use by Children
http://medicines.mhra.gov.uk/ourwork/monitorsafequalmed/safetymessages/ssrioverview_101203.htm

Lead Content in Mexican Candy:  A Serious Threat?

June 3, 2004

http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/guide/guide97.htm

Public Health: Will California Rise to the Challenge?

June 2, 2004

Issues Within Adult Day Health Care

May 12, 2004

Background information provided by participants:

Kate Wilber: Adult Day Health Care (PowerPt)
Federal Medicaid Waiver for Adult Day Health Care (Word)
Bureau of State Audits: Oversight of Long-Term Care Programs (pdf)

Oversight Hearing on the Administration’s Budget

    Proposal to Repeal SB 322

May 5, 2004

State and Local Governments' Role in Preventing and Mitigating Environmental
Health Risks in California Schools

March 12, 2004

Lyme Disease:  Issues in Diagnosis and Reporting

February 25, 2004 Hearing in Sacramento

Testimony by participants:

Impact of the Federal Medicare Prescription Drug Bill

February 18, 2004 Hearing in Sacramento

Testimony by participants:

Michelle Kitchman(ppt)
Jeff Flick(Word)
Robert Miller (Word)
Stan Rosenstein (Word)
Kathy Copelin (Word)
Naomi Young Word)

Women in Pain: Trends and Implications of Underdiagnosis of Chronic

    Pain in Female Patients

February 4, 2004 Hearing in Sacramento

SARS and West Nile Virus:  Is California Ready for Emerging Public

Health Threats?
        January 8, 2004 Hearing in Sacramento

Governor Schwarzenegger's Proposed Mid-Year Reductions in

Possible Interference in the Scientific Review of Chromium VI Toxicity


Final Summary of Bills Heard by the Committee in the 2001-2002

The Impact of California's Stem Cell Policy on the Biomedical Industry

The Impact of Federal Policy on Realizing the Potential of

    Stem Cell Research
    March 8, 2002 Hearing

Nursing Home Closures, Bankruptcies and Liability Insurance:

Testimony by participants:

Breast Cancer and the Environment

February 20, 2002 Hearing

Children's Mental Health Care

Childhood Immunization Mandates:  Politics vs. Public Health

Bioterrorism and Public Health:  Assessing California's Preparedness

Final Summary of Bills Heard by the Committee in the 2001 Legislative Session

Structural Barriers to Accessing Dental Services

Public Health Effects of Toxic Mold

Childhood Obesity and the Role of California's Schools

Proposed Healthy Families Program Expansion to Provide Parental Coverage

Health Effects of Chromium VI Contamination of Drinking Water

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Final Summary of Bills Heard by the Committee in the 1999-2000 Legislative Session

The Causes and Effects of Hospital Emergency Room Closures

California's Latino Diabetes Crisis

Options for Financing Health Insurance for Working Families:

The Implementation of Hospital Seismic Safety Standards

The Crisis in California's Blood Supply

Nutritional Standards of California Milk:  Cost vs. Public

Bills Heard by the Committee in 1999

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