For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
The state Legislature passed a major piece of the federal Affordable Care Act, opting to expand Medicaid to 1.4 million low-income Californians.
Gov. Jerry Brown told county officials Wednesday that the state cannot afford to “double-pay” as he seeks to expand California’s health care program for the poor, meaning counties will have to forfeit millions of dollars in state funding.
State lawmakers have given initial approval to bills that would expand Medicaid to more than 1 million low-income Californians, a critical step to implementing federal health care reforms.
What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.
Gov. Jerry Brown says he is firmly committed to making national health care reform work in California, but he also is wary of the potential costs.
California is eliminating its Healthy Families program and moving those children into the state’s Medicaid program in an effort to save a projected $73 million a year.
After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.