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Uninsured Californians could more than double to 7.5 million if Affordable Care Act is repealed.
California tiene mucho que perder si el presidente electo Donald Trump y el Congreso liderado por republicanos cumplen con su promesa de campaña de revocar el Obamacare.
States are contemplating whether access to IUD through post-delivery procedures could be an important step in curbing unintended pregnancies.
The state tax would boost the Medi-Cal budget by millions, but it’s unclear how the money will be distributed. And that’s by design.
The health law’s Medicaid expansion and its requirement that employer medical plans cover dependents up to age 26 had a significant impact on coverage for this population. The portion of young adult ex-inmates without insurance fell from 40 percent to 32 percent.
PACE, a little-known Medicare program that helps keep older people in their own homes, is allowing for-profit companies in. Tech and venture capital have expressed interest.
Advocates, patients and even medical students say people on Medi-Cal can’t get primary care there. But UC administrators say they provide plenty of other care to Medi-Cal patients.
Casi 134.000 niños inmigrantes en California sin papeles ahora reciben beneficios de salud completos del gobierno debido a una ley del estado que expande su cobertura.
As a Democratic senator and governor, Tim Kaine has backed the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion and better access to mental health treatment for people in crisis.
Medi-Cal has become the payer of first resort for many Californians unable to afford the long-term care they need.