California Department of Healthcare Services awards grant to UC Berkeley CHOIR to examine Medical Interpreter Pilot Program

September 6, 2022

The California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) has awarded the Center for Healthcare Organization and Innovation Research at UC Berkeley School of Public Health with a two-year grant of $860,000 to study the effectiveness of the Medical Interpreter Pilot Program (MIPP). This Project, led by  Hector Rodriquez and co-investigator Timothy Brown, will evaluate if MIPP aids in reducing healthcare disparities and improves the quality of care among Media-Cal recipients with Limited English Proficiency. They expect that their findings will have influence on future DHCS interpreter programs. 

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