California Advocacy Page

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California

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Check out our list of California State Advocacy Resources below.

 

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for yourself – for others

Help us advocate for the rights of patients with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Work with us at community, state and federal levels in support of reforms and legislation aimed at advancing patient access to and affordability of healthcare.

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California State Advocacy Resources

 

Advisory and Advocacy Councils

Self Advocates Advisory Committee
https://scdd.ca.gov/self_advocates_advisory_committee/

Advisory and Advocacy Caucuses

CAL RARE
https://rareadvocates.org/states/california/

DUR Board
https://files.medi-cal.ca.gov/pubsdoco/dur/dur_coe.aspx

Patient Rights Resources
https://www.disabilityrightsca.org/what-we-do/programs/california-office-of-patients-rights-copr

Insurance Commissioner
Ricardo Lara
ricardo.lara@insurance.ca.gov

Department of Insurance
https://www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/101-help/ 

Board of Pharmacy Executive Director
Anne Sodergren
anne.Sodergren@dca.ca.gov

Health & Human Services (Medicaid and CHIP)

https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/medi-cal
Bradley Gilbert
bradley.gilbert@dhcs.ca.gov

Department of State Health Services
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/

COVID-19 Resources
https://covid19.ca.gov/

State Legislative Calendar

State Legislature in Session

Which Dates is Your State Legislature in Session

State Legislative Website

http://www.legislature.ca.gov/