Hidden Poor Highest Among Elder Black and Latino Households

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Sep 01, 2015

Nearly one in five adults over age 65 in California, that is, around 772,000 elders, endure financial hardship, unable to afford basic needs.




Federally Funded Health Clinic Guides Uninsured to Life-Saving Care

New America Media, News Feature, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Sep 01, 2015

Community health clinics are the safety nets for those left out of the Affordable Care Act for being undocumented.




Los californianos quieren extender la cobertura de seguro médico a todos los residentes

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 31, 2015

Una mayoría cada vez más grande apoya ampliar la cobertura de sanidad a los residentes no documentados




Californians Favor Extending Health Care Coverage to All Residents

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 27, 2015

California voters in record numbers are embracing the ACA, and a greater proportion of them support extending health care coverage to undocumented immigrants than they did last year.




California Latinos Closing Gap in Health Coverage

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 31, 2015

Eligible Latinos are now enrolling in health insurance at similar rates to whites.




Call for California Asians and Hispanics to Show United Front on Health4All

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 22, 2015

Health care advocates are celebrating California’s recent “landmark victory” in getting its undocumented children health care, but there's more to be done.




Supreme Court Rules Nationwide Subsidies Should Stay

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Millions of Americans are breathing a sigh of relief over the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision affirming Obamacare and refusing to send it into a “death spiral.”




Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The California state budget includes $40 million to provide health insurance to all children, regardless of their immigration status.




Despite ACA, Thousands Show Up at Free Health Fair

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

The crowd at last month’s health fair made one thing clear: Despite the ACA, many Americans still can’t access health care.




Sophia’s Hope: A Swab of The Inside of Your Cheek

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

A 11-year-old Bay Area girl of South-East Asian descent is desperately looking for a matching bone marrow donor.