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Access to essential asthma education and healthy housing took an important step forward on April 18th! During a California Assembly ...

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“Asthma Prevalence in California” Report Updated by California Breathing

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 […]

Policy Action Alert

Increasing Access to In-Home Asthma Services in California

California’s AB 391 would support Medicaid reimbursement for asthma education and home environmental trigger assessments provided by non-licensed professionals. The bill, which recently passed the Assembly Health Committee with a bipartisan 11-0 vote, now heads to the Assembly Appropriations Committee. We know that prevention-oriented services reduce unnecessary emergency department visits and hospitalizations, yet aren’t systematically […]

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