Lee Slams Orange County Register Editorial, Defends Covered California
In an Orange County Register opinion piece, Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee criticizes a recent Register editorial for its "narrow" coverage of a Kaiser Family Foundation consumer survey and claims that "Covered California is in financial jeopardy." Lee highlights several studies from KFF and Health Affairs that demonstrate "evidence of the [Affordable Care Act] working in California, putting health insurance within reach for many millions in both exchange-based health coverage and Medi-Cal for the first time." Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program.
- "Covered California Remains in Good Health" (Lee, Orange County Register, 6/19).
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