2017

Family Engagement Is Topic for Senate Select Committee; Medicaid Action Urged; Regional Center Purchase of Services Disparities (3/16/17)

New Foundation Grants; How Medicaid Block Grants, Caps Could Affect CSHCN; CCS Technical Workgoup Meets (3/2/17)

Innovations in Care Coordination; CCS Survey on Access to Durable Medical Equipment; Medi-Cal Managed Care Adequacy Standards (2/16/17)

Measuring Care Integration; “Grandmother” of Disability Rights Movement; CCS Meeting Highlights (2/2/17)

CCS Redesign Delayed; Care Planning Q&A; New CSHCN Data (1/19/17)

CCS Redesign Update; Technical Assistance for System Improvement; Financial Burden on Families (1/5/17)

2016

New Tool for Shared Care Planning; Tell Your Family Story; Opinions on Future of Health Care (12/15/16)

Children with Medical Complexity; CCS Whole-Child Appeals Process; Apples and Oranges in Health Care Systems (12/1/16)

CCS Advisory Group to Set Meeting Agenda; Grant Opportunity – Children with Medical Complexity; Challenges of Managed Care (11/17/16)

New Foundation Grants; Webinar on Care Plans; Family Engagement Toolkit (11/3/16)

Care Planning Webinar; Evaluating CCS Pilots; Training Parents to Advocate (10/20/16)

Tomorrow – CCS Advisory Group to Meet; CCS Redesign Bill Signed; Books of Interest (10/4/16)

New Grant Supports Family Advocacy; Explaining New Managed Care Regulations; Evaluating CCS Models of Care (9/22/16)

Governor Weighs CCS Redesign Bill; New Sitcom Highlights Special Needs; Managing Chronic Illness at Home (9/8/16)

Assembly Vote Pending on CCS Redesign; Care Coordination Research; South Asian Service Center Faces Eviction (8/18/16)

Hearing Set on CCS Legislation; Letters Due for Grant Applications; New Look at Family Engagement (8/4/16)

Webinar: Continuity of Care as CCS Changes; Latino Families to Meet; New Foundation Grants (7/21/16)

Care Coordination and Kids with ‘Social Complexity’ A Chance to Comment on CCS Redesign; The Future of Medi-Cal at Half-Century Mark (7/7/16)

State Releases CCS Redesign Documents, Responds to Senate Bill 586; Five Families Make a Difference; Grant Opportunities (6/23/16)

Assembly to Consider CCS Redesign Bill; Roadblocks for Spanish Speakers; School Nurses and Care Coordination (6/9/16)

Tomorrow: Comment on CCS Advisory Group Agenda; Family Participation in Hospital Discharge Planning; Changes to Medicaid Managed Care (5/25/16)

Request for Proposals; CCS Redesign Legislation Amended; A Regional Center Primer (5/12/16)

CCS Redesign Recommendations; Billing for Care Management; 10 Films that Highlight Special Needs (4/28/16)

New Foundation Grants; Advocates Comment on CCS Redesign Proposal (4/14/16)

CCS Advisory Group to Meet; Complex Care Clinics; Taking Action on Care Coordination (3/31/16)

Legislature May Slow CCS Redesign; Telehealth Grants Available; Senate Select Committee to Meet (3/17/16)

Report on CSHCN under Managed Care; New Senate Committee on Special Needs; Funding Boost for Developmental Disabilities (3/3/16)

'Tax Swap' May Boost Developmental Services; Emergency Planning for CSHCN; Fact Sheet on CCS Redesign Budget Language (2/18/16)

Setting the Agenda for CCS Advisory Group; Family Voices Summit; Testimony from Senate Hearing on CCS Future (2/4/16)

Progress in Local Care Coordination; CCS Working Groups to Meet; Apply for Grants to Address Social Determinants of Health (1/21/16)

Six New Grants; Comparing Current CCS to the Proposed Model; 2015 Publication Highlights (1/7/16)

2015

Caring for Kids with Medical Complexity; CCS Stakeholders Meet Jan. 6; Grants Available (12/17/15)

CCS Updates; Medical Homes and Hospital Readmissions; Two Live Webcasts on Children with Complex Conditions (12/3/15)

Paying for Care Coordination; Hearing on CCS Future; Designing Systems that Work (11/12/15)

History of Child Disability Laws; Care Coordination at AAP Conference; Affordable Care Act Updates (10/29/15)

CCS Carve-Out Extension Bill Signed; Advisory Group Meeting Wednesday; Children Using Long-Term Care (10/15/15)

CCS Redesign Meetings; Mom Advocates for Larger Changing Tables; New Foundation Website (9/30/15)

CCS Redesign Bill on Governor’s Desk; Building Effective Family Advisory Councils (9/17/15)

CCS Redesign: State Proposes Changes to Model; Carve-Out Extension Bill Moves Ahead; Preserving the Specialty Care Network (9/3/15)

CCS Stakeholders Pursue Redesign Delay; Legislature Considers Medi-Cal Rates (8/20/15)

Support Sought for CCS Extension Bill; Telehealth Holds Promise; New Model for Transition to Adulthood (8/6/15)

Stakeholders Question CCS Redesign Plan; Opportunity for Training Family Advocates; Access Hurdles Highlighted (7/23/15)

TOMORROW: CCS Redesign Stakeholder Advisory Board Meeting (7/16/15)

July 17: CCS Stakeholder Advisory Board to Discuss Whole Child Model; Meet a Parent Turned Advocate (7/9/15)

Stakeholders Respond to CCS Redesign Proposal; Training Families to Be Policy Advocates (6/25/15)

MONDAY: Meeting on State's Plan for CCS; Comments on Plan Due July 3 (6/18/15)

New Foundation Grants; CCS Stakeholders to Review Proposed Models; Parents Tell Their Stories (6/11/15)

Tomorrow: CCS Redesign Webinar; A Novel Approach to Transition; Rally to Support Medi-Cal Funding (5/28/15)

New Principles Proposed for CCS Redesign; How California Funds Child Health; Paying for Transition Services; State Budget Revision (5/14/15)

CCS Redesign Workgroups Meet; Self-Management Supports for Families; National Standards Get Congressional Visibility (4/30/15)

CCS Title V Needs Assessment; Medi-Cal Children's Advisory Panel; Transition Ideas (4/16/15)

New Foundation Grants; CCS Outcome Measures; Improving Hospital Discharge (4/2/15)

Tomorrow: CCS Stakeholders to Discuss Potential Models; Special Education and Common Core; Life Course Health for CSHCN (3/19/15)

CCS Redesign Workgroups; The Real Care Coordinators; Progress on National Standards for System of Care (3/5/15)

CCS Needs Assessment; A Parent-Advocate's Dream; Care Coordination Progress (2/19/15)

A Range of Ideas for CCS Redesign; Websites Focus on Transition to Adult Care; Medi-Cal Concerns (2/5/15)

CCS Advisory Board Meets Tomorrow; Supporting Self-Management; School Nursing for CSHCN (1/22/15)

CCS Redesign Advisory Board Members; Grants for Care Coordination; Tax-Free Savings Accounts (1/8/15)

2014

Upcoming Meetings on CCS Redesign, Autism, Medi-Cal; Advocacy Tools for CHIP Renewal (12/18/14)

CCS Redesign Advisory Board Meets; Foundation Grants Awarded; Progress on Tax-Free Savings Accounts (12/4/14)

CCS Stakeholder Meetings; CCS Provider Survey; Open Enrollment Webinars (11/13/14)

CCS Redesign Stakeholder Advisory Board Chosen, First Meeting Set; Tools for Care Coordination; Latino Child Health; BHT Clarification (10/30/14)

Examining Family-Centered Care; CCS Redesign; Improving Local Care Coordination; ABA Meeting Today (10/16/14)

How the State's CCS Stakeholder Process Will Work; A Look at Complex Care Clinics; More on ABA Coverage; Profile: Ann Kuhns (10/2/14)

Comments Sought on Future of CCS; Governor Okays Children’s Medi-Cal Panel; CCS Stakeholders Developing Plan (9/18/14)

Improving Hospital Discharge Planning; Payment for ABA Therapy; Governor to Decide on Medi-Cal Advisory Panel; How Grants Support Paying for Care Coordination (9/4/14)

State Announces CCS Stakeholder Plan; Medicare to Pay for Care Coordination; Advice on Individual Education Plans; Applied Behavioral Analysis Meeting Set (8/21/14)

Medi-Cal to Cover Autism Therapy; CCS Stakeholder Meetings Continue; National System Standards Move Ahead (8/7/14)

Webinar: The 1115 Waiver, Including Future of CCS; Palliative Care Program; Workforce Law Supports Youth with Disabilities (7/24/14)

CCS Stakeholders to Meet; Webinar for Prospective Grantees; Empowering Families as Advocates (7/10/14)

Request for Proposals; Care Coordination Approaches in Six States; Family Voices Launches ‘One-in-Five’ Campaign (6/26/14)

Grants Awarded; Family Participation in Policymaking; CCS Update; Demo Project on Early Screening (6/12/14)

Improving Transition to Adult Care; Group Exploring CCS Regional Model; Newsletter Survey Results Are In (5/29/14)

Stakeholder Views on Future of CCS; ABA Therapy and Medi-Cal; Profile: Meg Molloy, RN (5/15/14)

CRISS Conference Features Panel on CCS; Developing an Effective Shared Plan of Care; Tim Curley of Children’s Hospital Central California (5/1/14)

New Grants; Legislative Forum on Developmental Disabilities Service System; Parent Liaison Kausha King (4/17/14)

School Nurses and CSHCN; Arthur Manalac on ‘System Thinking’; Win a Gift Card (4/3/14)

New National Consensus on Standards for Systems of Care for CSHCN; Q&A with Karen Fessel; Proposed Legislation on Developmental Disabilities (3/20/14)

Dr. Jim Marcin on Telemedicine; Future of CCS; Health Homes Potential; Managed Care in Three States (3/6/14)

Will ACA Change CA Child Health Programs?; Meet Mark Edelstein; Members Suggest Model Care Coordination Programs (2/20/14)

New Data on CSHCN; Profile: MCHB's Bonnie Strickland; Proposed Health Care Portal for CCS Providers (2/6/14)

Progress on care coordination; grant opportunities; member comments on proposed Title V changes, and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (1/23/14)

Meet Sherry Torok; Legislative Hearings next week; Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet; and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (1/9/14)

2013

Insurance Enrollment Deadline; CSHCN in the News: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (12/19/13)

New Grants Announced; Guest Opinion; Grant Opportunity and More: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (12/5/13)

Network Member Dr. Mary Doyle; State Task Force Looks at Special Ed; Necessary Therapies Mandated; and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (11/21/13)

Meet Health Net’s Janice Milligan; DHCS Sets Webinar on Healthy Families Transition; Teens and Their Meds; and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (11/7/13)

Find Grant Opportunities, Meet Network Member Kris Calvin, and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (10/24/13)

Network Member Rebecca Hernandez; Governor Signs Key Bills, and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (10/10/13)

Care Coordination Survey, New Rights for In-Home Caregivers and More: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (9/26/13)

Legislation on Health Homes Passes; Meet Network Member Dr. Anand Chabra; New CSHCN Blog, and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (9/12/13)

Transition to Adult Care; Funding Care Coordination; Covering Speech Therapy and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (8/29/13)

Medi-Cal 10% Cuts Scheduled; Palliative Care; Medications in Schools and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (8/15/13)

Webinars on Healthy Families, Care Transition for Young Adults, and the ACA; Meet Network Member Karen Wayman, and more: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (8/1/13)

Helping Rural Kids with Special Health Care Needs, Free Adaptive Phones and More: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (7/18/13)

New Child Health Grant, Special Education Lawsuit, Meet a Network Member and More: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (7/8/13)

Career Development Scholarships and Choosing Insurance on the New Exchange: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (6/20/13)

How CSHCN May Fare in ACA Exchanges, Improving Care Coordination, and More: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (6/6/13)

The “Hab-Rehab” Conundrum, New Grant Opportunities, and Network Member Profile: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (5/23/13)

Mental Health, Family-Centered Care, Child Health Research: Newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (5/9/13)

Subspecialty care webinar today, grant opportunity, Sacramento briefing: News from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (4/25/13)

Access to Pediatric Specialists, Legislative Briefing, Medi-Cal Transition – Read the newsletter of the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (4/11/13)

Upcoming: Legislative briefing on CA children with special health care needs - News from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (3/28/13)

New grants, learning collaborative, CSHCN in the news – Read the e-newsletter of the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (3/14/13)

Policy updates, sequestration, CSHCN in the news – Read the e-newsletter of the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (2/28/13)

Policy updates, grant opportunity, CSHCN in the news – Read the e-newsletter of the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (2/14/13)

E-newsletter of the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (1/31/13)

Debut Edition: E-newsletter of the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs (1/17/13)

2012

Network Survey: Care Coordination for Children with Special Health Care Needs (12/13/12)

Grant Funding Available for Care Coordination (12/3/12)

New Grants Focus on Improving Care Coordination (11/8/12)

Program for Children with Special Health Care Needs Featured in Grantmakers in Health Bulletin (10/23/12)

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