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CPEHN Accomplishments & History


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 1423 Signed into Law!

This bill modifies the minimum qualifications that an interpreter is required to possess to provide oral interpretation services to an LEP beneficiary enrolled in either a managed care plan or a mental health plan.

Having Our Say (HOS) Coalition Celebrates 10 Years

CPEHN’s Having Our Say (HOS) coalition celebrates 10 years of convening grassroots community organizations, health care clinics and providers, and advocates to fight for health equity and racial justice.


CPEHN Celebrates our 25th Anniversary

CPEHN celebrates 25 years of advancing health equity!


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 179 Signed into Law!

This bill requires the Governor, in appointing members, to use every effort to ensure that the commission has a diverse membership with expertise in transportation issues, taking into consideration factors including, but not limited to, socioeconomic background and professional experience, which may include experience working in, or representing, disadvantaged communities.


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 470 Signed into Law!

This bill requires the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to publish the performance outcomes reports based on available data for specialty mental health services on the department’s Internet Web site, and to provide the performance outcomes reports to the Legislature.


CPEHN Defends Affordable Care Act

CPEHN establishes ACA Round Ups and ACA Defense Hub to keep people informed and up-to-date on ACA repeal efforts.


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 1139 Signed into Law!

This bill prohibits a student who meets the requirements for admission to a medical degree program at any public or private postsecondary educational institution from being denied admission to that program based on citizenship status or immigration status.


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 1726 Signed into Law!

This bill requires the State Department of Public Health to use the additional separate collection categories and other tabulations for specified Asian groups and Pacific Islander groups, and to take additional actions, under certain circumstances.


CPEHN Expands in Los Angeles

CPEHN opens a third office in Los Angeles expanding our community advocacy work.


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 388 Signed into Law!

This bill provides that the Summary of Benefits and Coverage  (SBC) constitutes a vital document and would require a plan or insurer to comply with requirements applicable to those documents.