Californians Particularly Vulnerable To Potential Deep Medicaid Cuts
For a state that so fully embraced Medicaid expansion, California has a lot to lose.
For Vulnerable Californians, Expanded Medicaid Is A Lifeline At Risk Of Being Cut
Senate Republicans are pushing hard to pass their own bill next week to replace and overhaul the Affordable Care Act. One of the key issues, major cuts to Medicaid, the joint federal-state program that provides health care to low-income Americans, the elderly and disabled. It was expanded under Obamacare. ... Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Los Angeles on how these cuts could directly affect patients. (6/21)
In other Medi-Cal news —
Los Angeles Times:
Lawsuit Blames Transport Giant LogistiCare For Missed Appointments And Injuries Suffered By Medi-Cal Patients
Los Angeles County Medi-Cal patients missed dialysis treatments, suffered injuries when their wheelchairs or scooters weren’t secured in vans and endured yelling and insults by drivers paid to take them to medical appointments, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County filed the suit in L.A. County Superior Court against LogistiCare, the Atlanta-based company providing the rides. (Karlamangla, 6/22)