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featuredimage Leading the Way to Better Breathing: Managed Care Organizations and Asthma Home Visiting Services in California – a Tool for MCOs and Partners

Asthma home visiting services are a tried and true method for improving health outcomes, lowering health care utilization costs, improving ...

Asthma in the News

Study Finds Association Between Reduction of Air Pollution and Lower Asthma Burden in Children

Improved air quality in the Los Angeles region is linked to roughly 20 percent fewer new asthma cases in children, according to a USC study that tracked Southern California children over a 20-year period. The study appears in the May 2019 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association and sought to investigate the […]

Policy Action Alert

A $15 million victory for people with asthma!

In a big win for Californians with poorly controlled asthma, the recently adopted state budget allocates $15 million to support asthma prevention and environmental remediation services. The one-time funding will support local health departments, medical providers and community-based organizations to offer asthma home visiting services, including education and environmental trigger mitigation. The appropriation is the […]

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