Lawmaker Wants To Expand Medi-Cal To Young Undocumented Adults
“If people have access to health care, it is a lot less money than having them go to the emergency room, which costs us triple the amount,” State Sen. Ricardo Lara says.
Health Care For Illegal Immigrants Proposed By California Senator
State Sen. Ricardo Lara doesn’t only want to reconstruct the way health care is delivered and paid for in California. As the debate around publicly funded universal health care heats up in the Capitol, Lara is also seeking to expand the state’s low-income health program to undocumented adults up to age 26. (Hart and Miller, 5/23)