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Filipino Elders Air Concerns on New State Health Program
 

Filipino Elders Air Concerns on New State Health Program

INQUIRER.net/New America Media , News Feature, Jun Nucum, Posted: Dec 06, 2014

Low-income elders like Filipina Crisanta Allas, 87, must decide whether to join a new California health plan with good benefits, but important trade-offs.

 

‘Glad to be in California’ - Health Fair Gets Sacramento Residents Covered

 

New America Media, Video, Anna Challet, Posted: Dec 05, 2014

Over a thousand visitors spent a recent Saturday at a WE Connect Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair at Sacramento Charter High School.

 

DACA Medi-Cal -- A Lifeline for Young Samoan With Bone Disease

 

New America Media, Video, Text: Viji Sundaram / Video: Tudor Stanley, Posted: Dec 05, 2014

For more than two decades, Tali Seumanutafa, battled a recurring bone infection, first in her native Samoa, and then in Hawaii and California.

 

Sen. Lara Re-Introduces Health for All Act

 

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

Senator Ricardo Lara has re-introduced the Health for All Act of 2015 which would guarantee undocumented Californians access to health care coverage.

 

For Dual Eligibles, Health Care Enrollment Starts With Blue Envelope

 

New America Media, News Report, Aruna Lee, Posted: Dec 01, 2014

In January, Santa Clara will launch Cal Mediconnect, a new program combining the benefits of Medicare and Medi-Cal into one coordinated program.

 

“Who Will Care for Us?”: Many Immigrant Elders Lack Health Care Access

 

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 22, 2014

The President’s executive action and Obamacare will help many immigrants, but laws still block some South Asian elders from needed health care.

 

“Who Will Care for Us?” Ask Indian American Seniors in Immigration Limbo

 

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 21, 2014

Despite the President’s action, older undocumented immigrants, like Indian elders, often in the U.S. for their children, are denied most health coverage.

 

Enrollment Barriers: Asian Americans And Obamacare

 

Asian Fortune, News Report, Vanessa Wang, Posted: Nov 15, 2014

Hundreds of thousands in the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders remain uncovered.

 

Dying Undocumented: Depending on Benadryl No Way to Live

 

New America Media, Video, text: Viji Sundaram; video: Tudor Stanley, Posted: Nov 11, 2014

Beatrice Sanchez says her mother's death from complications related to diabetes could have been prevented with access to medical coverage.

 

Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Oct 25, 2014

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.

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DACA Medi-Cal -- A Lifeline for Young Samoan With Bone Disease
 
DACA Medi-Cal -- A Lifeline for Young Samoan With Bone Disease

By Text: Viji Sundaram / Video: Tudor Stanley,
Posted: Dec 05, 2014

 

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