MID-SESSION UPDATE: Budget Proposals and Legislation Addressing California’s Health Workforce

With budget season beginning in earnest in Sacramento and the legislative session moving toward its halfway point, the Administration and Legislature have demonstrated a clear understanding of the scale of California’s looming health workforce challenges—and have begun to advance a range of substantive proposals to take on the state’s provider shortages and improve access to care.

Expert commission led by UC President and Dignity Health CEO releases plan to eliminate California’s primary care provider shortage by 2030

SACRAMENTO – The California Future Health Workforce Commission — co-chaired by University of California President Janet Napolitano and Dignity Health CEO and President Lloyd Dean — announced a bold set of recommendations today to eliminate the projected shortfall of health providers the state is expected to face in the field of primary care by 2030.