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California’s Health Care Safety Net

By Shannon McConville

Oct 21, 2013 ... Core safety net providers—including county hospital systems and health clinics—treat patients regardless of their ability to pay. Some of this ...


California’s Future: Safety Net

By Caroline Danielson, Shannon McConville, Paulette Cha

The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the importance of California's safety net, which helps millions of low-income adults and children meet basic needs.


Access to the Health Care Safety Net in California

By Laura Hill, Helen Lee, Shannon McConville

How will the safety net fare under federal health care reform? This report highlights areas of anticipated strain by mapping safety net access across the ...