Access to essential asthma education and healthy housing took an important step forward on April 18th! During a California Assembly ...
California Breathing, California’s state asthma program, has updated its “Asthma Prevalence in California” report assessing asthma prevalence and how it varies depending upon a variety of demographic characteristics. Key findings of the report include: Approximately five million Californians have been diagnosed with asthma Asthma prevalence hasn’t changed significantly since 2001 and the highest prevalence is […]
We know that prevention-oriented services reduce unnecessary emergency department visits and hospitalizations, yet aren’t systematically accessible, particularly for low-income patients. RAMP and our partners are working to change that: California’s AB 391 would support Medicaid reimbursement for asthma education and home environmental trigger assessments provided by non-licensed professionals. More technically, AB 391, co-sponsored by RAMP, California Pan […]