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California Joins National Effort to Extend Health Insurance Enrollment February 17 2021 As California continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s health insurance marketplace—Covered California—has initiated a special enrollment period intended to boost access to health coverage.
How Might the Supreme Court ACA Case Affect California? November 10 2020 The US Supreme Court today heard a case challenging a key provision of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). A ruling that invalidates the ACA—or parts of it—could have far-reaching consequences for our state.
Health Care Access for California’s Immigrants May 22 2019 Governor Newsom wants to extend Medi-Cal access to low-income young adults up to age 26 regardless of immigration status, a proposal with strong public support.
Video: Emergency Department Use in California April 22 2019 A recent PPIC event featured a new report, along with an expert panel, on how the expansion of health coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act has affected emergency department use in the state.
Reviving the Health Care Mandate: Who Pays? March 5 2019 As policymakers in California weigh implementing a state individual mandate, it's worth considering which Californians would bear the burden of the tax penalty and which would benefit.