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CA Program May Simplify Healthcare Paperwork for Low-Income Patients
 

CA Program May Simplify Healthcare Paperwork for Low-Income Patients

El Tecolote/New America Media , News Report, María Antonieta Mejía , Posted: Sep 28, 2014

Many California low-income seniors and people with disabilities may find a new program can help them cut through Medicare and Medi-Cal paperwork.

Californians Under Covered California Experience Delays, Dropped Coverage

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

Covered California acknowledged problems with enrollment delays and dropped health plan coverage for nearly 30,000 consumers over the weekend. The health insurance exchange is working to fix the issue before the next sign-up period this fall.

 

Calif. Filipinos Struggling With Promising New Low-Income Care Program

 

Asian Journal/New America Media , News Report, Christian Esteban, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Low-income California Filipinos and advocates say new state health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.

 

Advocates: Confusing Calif. Care Program Calls for Better HIV Outreach

 

Los Angeles Sentinel/New America Media , News Report, Charlene Muhammad , Posted: Sep 06, 2014

Low-income people with HIV are among Californians who can gain from a new care plan. But they need to get educated on often confusing choices.

 

State’s Spurning of $6 million Could Hurt Medi-Cal Renewals

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 24, 2014

California turned down a $6 million grant to keep those previously enrolled, as well as those newly enrolled poor people, on the state's Medicaid program.

 

CA Ethnic Voters Tip Scales in Support of Medi-Cal for the Undocumented

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Aug 22, 2014

Just over half of the state’s voters support extending Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented immigrants, according to new survey findings.

 

Language Barrier Could Cost Asians Health Insurance

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 21, 2014

Notices from the CMS informing people they could lose their insurance if they don't provide proof of legal residence are in English and Spanish only.

 

Billions of Medicaid Dollars That Could Improve Healthcare

 

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Aug 21, 2014

Much of the execution of the Affordable Care Act, the nuts and bolts of how it works, is behind the scenes. Especially in Indian Country.

 

For Black Elders, Improving Miss. Care Homes Involves Hopes and Prayers

 

Jackson Advocate/New America Media, News Feature, Alice Thomas-Tisdale, Posted: Jul 30, 2014

“Peaches” Ephram, 90, thrives on family, church and one of Mississippi’s better nursing homes with care most black elders don’t see. But change is on the way.

 

DACA Students' Right to Medi-Cal Routinely Rejected

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2014

A slew of challenges -- including onerous paperwork and ignorance among healthcare workers -- has kept numerous DACA students from getting a Medi-Cal card.

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