Improving Equity in Mental Health Services Daniel Tan December 12 2019 Although the share of Californians without health coverage has declined substantially, many challenges remain to ensure that coverage translates into access, particularly in the area of mental health.
Health Care Access for California’s Immigrants Paulette Cha, Mary Severance 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.
Federal Immigration Proposal Could Have Widespread Impact Tess Thorman December 5 2018 A proposed Department of Homeland Security rule change could affect hundreds of thousands of Californians who are currently eligible for social safety net benefits.
Emergency Departments and the Affordable Care Act Shannon McConville June 27 2018 Frequent visits to the emergency department can mean patients have few medical care options. Under the ACA, frequent emergency department use fell for Medi-Cal patients.
Expanding Health Care Coverage for Undocumented Immigrants Shannon McConville April 4 2018 California lawmakers are supporting incremental policy measures to expand health care coverage to all income-eligible residents, regardless of immigration status.