A report by the California HealthCare Foundation found that 36 percent of the Spanish-speaking Medi-Cal population has been told a physician won’t take them, compared to 7 percent of the overall Medi-Cal population.
Nearly 70 percent of 65 year-olds will eventually need some form of long-term care…
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.