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DACA Students' Right to Medi-Cal Routinely Rejected
 

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.

 

New State Program Enrolling 200,000 Medicare-MediCal Patients in L.A.

 

New America Media, Video, Steve Angeles & Odette Keeley, Story by Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 13, 2014

Cal MediConnect will fully start July 1 for 200,000 Los Angeles seniors and those with disabilities. Its promise of coordinated care raises key questions.

 

For Asian Immigrants, Mental Health an ‘Invisible Problem’

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: May 21, 2014

In the Asian American community, where mental health issues are shrouded by stigma and shame, silence can sometimes be the first step to healing.

 

Undocumented, Uninsured, and In Debt For Life

 

New America Media / Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Jesus E. Valenzuela-Felix, Posted: May 18, 2014

Barred from receiving health insurance, California's undocumented are being saddled with the extra burden of insurmountable medical debt.

 

California’s 'Health For All' Bill Moves Forward

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 01, 2014

SB 1005, called the Health for All Act, moved out of the state Senate Health Committee Wednesday and is now headed to the appropriations committee.

 

No Room for Autism Treatment in Self-Funded Health Plans

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 30, 2014

A number of large corporations with self funded health plans are excluding autism therapy, putting hundreds of their employees under a great deal of stress.

 

Training Youth to Help With Depression

 

New America Media, First Person, Stephanie Castillo and Chanelle Ignant, Posted: Apr 29, 2014

A program that educates teachers on recognizing depression should also include students who are often the first their friends turn to for help.

 

CA’s Health Care Exchange Chief Pleased With Latino Enrollment

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 12, 2014

California's Latino enrollment rose to 32 percent of those enrolling in healthcare coverage during the first three weeks of March.

 

Children of Detained Immigrant Parents Suffer 'Lifetime of Trauma'

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Apr 11, 2014

It takes only a few minutes for an immigration officer to arrest undocumented parents. But the event can lead to a lifetime of health consequences on children.

 

Disability Advocate Speaks Out on New California Care Program

 

New America Media, Commentary, Pamela Hoye, Posted: Apr 08, 2014

As California moves low-income people into managed care plans, one disability advocate expresses hope for the new program—as well as concerns.

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New State Program Enrolling 200,000 Medicare-MediCal Patients in L.A.
 
New State Program Enrolling 200,000 Medicare-MediCal Patients in L.A.

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