medical

  • California Moves to Open Medi-Cal to Undocumented Immigrants

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers have just introduced a pair of bills that would extend Medi-Cal coverage to low-income, undocumented immigrant adults. A recent University of California, Berkeley study found California has three million uninsured adults – and 1.4 million of them are undocumented and could...
  • Medi-Cal Coverage to Smile About

    NAPS More than a third of Californians receive health care through Medi-Cal, and while most members know that dental coverage is included, many do not use the benefit. The Medi-Cal Dental Program is working to change that with Smile, California, a new campaign to increase dental visits among eligible...
  • Not on Medicaid? Your Neighborhood School Might Be

    Kristen Harper and David Murphey Child Trends On July 30th, 52 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicaid into law. As the program’s anniversary approaches this weekend, and Congress continues to debate its future, it may be unclear to many—especially those who are not Medicaid beneficiaries—how significant changes to Medicaid might...
  • Rural Calif. Suffers Most If Policymakers Slash Medi-Cal

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s rural areas have gained the most from the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act – and also have the most to lose if massive cuts are made to Medi-Cal – as it is known in the state. A new...
  • Experts Press Foundations to Engage in Health-Care Debate

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Leading experts on philanthropy are urging big foundations to get off the sidelines of the health care debate. They’re calling for amplified voices to address the deep Medicaid cuts in President Trump’s new budget proposal and the American Health Care Act....
  • Defensores promueven la Ley de Recuperación de Bienes de Medi-Cal

    Nueva Ley de Recuperación de Bienes de Medi-Cal

    Suzanne Potter California News Service Sacramento, CA – Los Defensores de los ciudadanos Senior elogian al Gobernador Jerry Brown por firmar la Ley Medi-Cal de Recuperacion de Propiedades (Medi-Cal Estate Recovery Act) – y animan a quienes son elegibles a que la soliciten, porque luego del primero de enero...

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