Health & Human Services

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Health & Human Services

The Health and Human Services Policy Committee has responsibility for the development of policies and proposals relating to the following: aging and long term care, alcohol and drug programs, mental health, the Medically Indigent Services Program (MISP), the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (Cal Works) program, foster care, child welfare services, adult protective services, the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program, the General Assistance (GA) program and the homeless. Together, these programs represent a large percentage of the General Fund expenditures.


Chair: Kathy Long, Ventura County
Vice Chair: Ken Yeager, Santa Clara County

CSAC Staff:

Kelly Brooks Lindsey, Senior Legislative Representative
Farrah McDaid Ting, Associate Legislative Representative
Michelle Gibbons, Legislative Analyst 
Amanda Yang, Legislative Assistant

 

 

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1991 Realignment

The term “1991 Realignment” refers to a fiscal arrangement between the state and counties that dedicates portions of Vehicle License Fees (VLF) and Sales Tax revenues to county health, mental health, and social services programs. The resources below illustrate the fiscal arrangement in more detail, and Realignment and Caseload Growth figures are listed by Fiscal Year.

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State Section 1115 Waiver

CSAC has produced a comprehensive analysis of the 2010 Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver. To print all the documents in one packet, click here. Individual chapters are below. **New**

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