New Bill To Offer Financial Rewards To Meth Users For Staying SoberA new California bill would pay meth addicts for staying sober.
Audit: More Than 1.4 Million California Children At Risk Of Lead PoisoningA new report from the California State Auditor found more than 1.4 million children may be at risk of lead poisoning and not know it because the state's top two health agencies aren't doing their jobs.
Will Adding Undocumented Adults To Medi-Cal Hurt An Already Overburdened System?California is now the first state to offer health care to undocumented immigrants.
Audit: California Paid $4B In Questionable Medi-Cal ClaimsAn audit finds California paid at least $4 billion over four years in questionable Medi-Cal premiums and claims because it failed to follow up on eligibility discrepancies.
Judge Says County Wrongly Booted Thousands Off Medi-CalA judge ruled that Los Angeles County wrongly canceled Medi-Cal coverage for thousands of residents, often leaving them without access to health care and needed medicines.
Trump Administration Allows States To Make Medicaid Recipients WorkThe Trump administration will allow states for the first time to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients.
Latino Plaintiffs Sue California Alleging Poor Health CareCalifornia is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents, more than half of them Latinos, by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Undocumented Children Will Have Medi-Cal Access Starting May 16Under a new law, undocumented children with serious medical conditions will not be denied access to a specialist.
California Lawmakers Weigh Revamped Health Insurance TaxCalifornia lawmakers are expected to take action Monday on a tax package aimed at appeasing federal regulators and preventing a $1.1 billion funding hole in the state's health insurance program for low-income Californians.
California Lawmakers Unveil Health Plan Tax Proposal To Head Off State Budge HoleThe tax is designed to allow California to continue receiving matching funds from the federal government to pay for health insurance for the poor.
Poll: Californians Increasingly Back Medi-Cal For ImmigrantsCalifornians increasingly support extending public health care services to immigrants who are in the country illegally, according to new survey results released Wednesday.
Accessing Care Especially Difficult For Latinos On Medi-CalMiriam Uribe enrolled in California's low-income health insurance program last November, and she still hasn't found a primary care doctor 10 months later who could see her.
California's High Health Enrollment Surpasses ProjectionsCalifornia has enrolled 2.3 million people under an optional expansion of the state's Medicaid program - nearly three times more than the state had anticipated, according to the state Department of Finance.
California Near To Extending Health Coverage To Immigrant KidsThe California Senate has approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.
California Pushes To Expand Immigrant Health CarePresident 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.