State lawmakers are expected to receive a first look Friday at the costs tied to an ambitious plan to provide health insurance for more California residents.
Community & Public Health
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.
Gov. Newsom’s proposed mandate is designed to shore up California's individual health care market. But it could disproportionately impact low- and middle-income residents.
For the undocumented shut out of Medi-Cal, Newsom’s health insurance for all plan could be a godsend
Current health care coverage options for the undocumented in California include a limited program for pregnancy or life-or-death-situations, and the emergency room.
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.
There are 22 bills before the state's Legislature this year that aim to make health care more affordable and accessible. Here's what they would do.
The Trump administration's immigration crackdown stops many immigrants from using public health services for fear they'll be declared a "public charge."
Undocumented children can get California health care. Now Gavin Newsom wants young adults to have it, too.
Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed expanding Medi-Cal to undocumented adults younger than 26. That would help young people like R. Lopez, who lost her eligibility this year.
After immediate treatment for a gunshot wound, Cristino Abarca-Martinez wasn't eligible to receive the physical therapy services he needed, due to his undocumented status. Hundreds of uninsured immigrants living in California face the same dilemma.