Limits On Medi-Cal Recovery Program Will Cost State Nearly $60M A Year
Advocates of the elderly praise the planned budget restrictions as long overdue, characterizing the status quo as springing surprise penalties on the poor.
Ventura County Star:
Budget Change Targets Medi-Cal Claims On Estates Of The Deceased
A little-known federal law allowed the state of California to claim $1.3 million in the 2014-15 fiscal year from the estates of deceased, low-income Ventura County residents who were covered by Medi-Cal. The money will likely shrink dramatically next year because of limits added to a state budget expected to be signed by Gov. Jerry Brown no later than Monday. (Kisken, 6/24)