The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319) includes provisions to help Americans obtain health insurance coverage. This brief provides an overview of these provisions.Learn More
Policy at a Glance
IHPL develops informative policy briefs regarding pertinent bills being considered by the California State Legislature or the United States Congress. The briefs review the specifics of the bills, examining supporters and opponents, their rationale, and the bills' implications for Seventh-day Adventist health systems. The briefs are available for viewing below. To access previous issues, please visit our archive.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133) contains provisions that aim to limit surprise medical bills and patient liability for cost of out-of-network care in emergency settings. These provisions are collectively referred to as the No Surprises Act.Learn More
This brief provides an overview of the two new categories of nurse practitioners created by AB 890 and additional directives by the new law.Learn More
In this policy brief, we will provide a roundup of ten notable California healthcare legislation going into effect in 2021.Learn More