Many California entrepreneurs struggle to pay for insurance. But they could get a boost under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s latest proposals.
Healthcare Systems & Policy
Three proposals addressing Medi-Cal expansion to undocumented immigrants are up for debate this week. The latest includes seniors, which are a small but high-need slice of the state’s undocumented population.
Will a California individual mandate for health insurance bring in enough money to subsidize more affordable care?
The Trump administration’s proposal to broaden the definition of ‘public charge’; or a burden on U.S. taxpayers, has already stopped many immigrants from using public health services for fear that such use will block them from a green card.
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.
While efforts to expand dental insurance rarely receive the same level of attention in the state as battles over universal medical care, the health implications are significant, experts say.
The Affordable Care Act has helped fuel growth in centers that cater to the health needs of disadvantaged children.
With health care leading much of California’s legislative agenda, a state program that connects people to health services has become a vital gateway for millions of uninsured residents.
Transgender individuals often face significant hurdles trying to navigate the health care system and access hormonal, mental health therapies and surgical procedures