A budget deal between Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders would make California the first in the nation to offer state-subsidized health care to children who are in the country illegally.
Under the bill, low-income immigrant families would be able to get regular medical care through the state’s Medi-Cal program.
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California will offer a special extension to buy health insurance through the state exchange for people who say they weren’t aware they would face a tax penalty for being uninsured.
President Barack Obama’s executive order to spare some immigrants from deportation has galvanized Democrats, immigration groups and health care advocates in California to push for expanding health coverage to a segment of the population that remains uninsured.
Insurance sign-ups under California’s health care exchange are running ahead of the pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time.
After initial missteps caused a choppy start, California health care officials are betting that an upgraded website, more help and better Spanish-language outreach will result in a smoother and bigger second open enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act this year.
According to a recent UCLA study, nearly 5 million uninsured Californians can get access to prevention-based medical coverage in 2014 through federal health reform, but many of those eligible for Medi-Cal, the state’s public insurance program, haven’t enrolled.
From California to Rhode Island, states are confronting new concerns that their Medicaid costs will rise as a result of the federal health care law.
The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.
California’s health exchange says more than 1.2 million Californians enrolled in private insurance plans by the initial deadline earlier this week.
California officials say they are seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week’s deadline — and they are encouraging more people to apply.