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The state can now submit a potentially precedent-setting request for federal approval to allow immigrants living in California illegally to buy insurance from Covered California.
Opponents of the proposal say a requirement to inform consumers of such programs would only boost drug company sales and increase overall health care spending.
Up to 170,000 undocumented children in the state can now apply for full Medi-Cal health coverage, which will boost enrollment.
In California, backers of a plan to allow adults living in the country illegally to buy coverage on the state’s exchange hurry to get federal approval — fearing opposition or inaction under a new administration.
California está cada vez más cerca de presentar una solicitud, la primera en el país, para una decisión federal que permitiría al mercado del Obamacare del estado vender planes de salud a inmigrantes que están viviendo ilegalmente en el país.
California is inching closer to a first-in-the-nation request for a federal ruling that would allow the state’s Obamacare exchange to sell health plans to immigrants who are living in the country illegally.
California’s expansion of the program will start in May. The move is estimated to cost $40 million the first year and about $132 million annually in the future.
Dr. Jorge A. Enriquez’s goal with his foundation is to offer free or discounted surgeries for those who have few other options because they are not covered by insurance.
Two state senators and a health foundation executive offer their perspectives.
Entrará en vigencia una nueva ley del programa estatal de cuidado de salud de bajos ingresos para los niños en EE.UU. sin papeles.