Luis Miguel’s cerebral palsy makes access to health care essential, but this is complicated by his undocumented status. UC Davis’ student-run program Clinica Tepati has linked families like his to affordable care for the past 45 years.
While comprehensive care is elusive for the undocumented in all California counties, where a person lives can make all the difference in whether care is available outside of ERs.
Undocumented and uninsured people often don't know where to find care, and some are going to unorthodox places such as homeless shelters to take care of basic needs.
The Trump administration's immigration crackdown stops many immigrants from using public health services for fear they'll be declared a "public charge."
Gov. Gavin Newsom says he’s committed to universal health care goals, but some advocates say his revised budget proposal falls far short.
Low-wage jobs in Inland Empire’s warehouse industry leave many workers uninsured
The federal government plans to change how poverty is measured, which could bump low-income California families from health care and social welfare programs.
Californians in their 50s and early 60s often face sticker shock when trying to purchase health insurance through Covered California; new subsidies expected to provide some relief
En lugares conocidos popularmente como “callejones” o en el área de MacArthur Park es fácil encontrar alternativas a los medicamentos con receta. Los clientes son habitualmente personas que no pueden comprar los medicamentos recetados debido a los altos precios y/o la falta de seguro médico.
A steady stream of customers buys remedies without a prescription at an informal street market near downtown Los Angeles, jeopardizing their health. A range of aid programs, however, can help the uninsured or those without adequate funds purchase drugs they need without resorting to informal markets