Paperwork Backlog Prevents Some Los Angeles Residents From Renewing Medicaid Coverage
An attorney at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County tells the Los Angeles Times that the organization has heard from more than 200 people this year who believe their Medi-Cal coverage was improperly terminated, but the number could be much higher.
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'I’m Running Out Of Medicine.' Paperwork Backlog Costs Some Their Medi-Cal Coverage
Thaddeus Moncrief has gone for months without three medicines he takes to control his high blood pressure. He also stopped leaving his home in Lancaster because he’s running dangerously low on catheters he uses with his wheelchair. He’s afraid of having an accident in public.“Like yesterday I needed these medical supplies,” said Moncrief, 48. (Karlamangla, 12/20)