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.
Healthcare Systems & Policy
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
A bill moving through the California Legislature could better sync Medi-Cal enrollment with other public benefits, to connect more families to care.
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.