Medi-Cal and Health Care – What We’ve Learned During COVID-19 and How We Can Move Forward
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting recession have created challenges for our public health systems, clinics and community health centers and the millions of California residents who rely on those systems. At the same time, these challenges have given rise to opportunities and flexibilities, especially in the Medi-Cal program – which already covered 1 in 3 Californians prior to the pandemic. Join this panel of nationally recognized experts as they discuss the effects of the pandemic on their systems, the challenges overcome and lessons learned, and look towards the application of these lessons and potential continued flexibilities in the future.
- Cathy Senderling: CWDA
- Jacey Cooper: California Department of Health Care Services
- Mimi Hall: Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency
- Andie Patterson: California Primary Care Association