Health and Human Services 02/04/2011
Budget March Continues
The Assembly and Senate continued health and human services budget hearings this week. Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 discussed the Medi-Cal and Healthy Families cuts and the CalWORKs cuts. The subcommittee held all the major cut proposals open. Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 3 heard testimony on the mental health budget and the mental health realignment proposal. Additionally the subcommittee discussed the In-Home Supportive Services budget. The subcommittee also held all major cut proposals and realignment open. The Assembly will be discussing alcohol and drug proposals and child welfare next week.
CSAC HHS Policy Committee to Meet February 10
The CSAC Health and Human Services Policy Committee will be meeting on Thursday February 10 at 2 p.m. via conference call. The committee will be discussing state budget issues, including realignment and First 5; the Medicaid waiver; the Prevention and Public Health Fund; and the health and human services platforms.