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 Youth Depression Thrives on Silence - California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders

Youth Depression Thrives on Silence - California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders

New America Media, News Report, Rafael Flores, Story by Anna Challet, Posted: Jul 17, 2014

In 2012, mental diseases and disorders accounted for the largest share of hospital admissions among children under 18 in California.
New Health Program Targets San Diego's ‘Sickest, Poorest, Most Vulnerable’

New Health Program Targets San Diego's ‘Sickest, Poorest, Most Vulnerable’

New America Media, Video, Paul Kleyman / Video by Jonah Most, Posted: Mar 07, 2014

Health experts advised people on both Medicare and Medi-Cal that they must join a new state program promising to improve their care.
Medi-Cal Covers Foster Youth Till Age 26, But Few Know It

Medi-Cal Covers Foster Youth Till Age 26, But Few Know It

New America Media, Video, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 25, 2014

The Affordable Care Act provides coverage to former foster youth in California until age 26, though few know they are eligible.

No Application Required for CalFresh Participants to Enroll in Medi-Cal

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet , Posted: Feb 19, 2014

About 600,000 Californians who qualify for CalFresh also qualify for Medi-Cal but are not enrolled in the program.

Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting?

New America Media, News Report, Mark Trahant, Posted: Feb 06, 2014

Local units of the Indian Health Service in states that have rejected Obamacare are now finding themselves critically underfunded.
California

California Program Improves Health Care For State's Most Vulnerable

New America Media, Video, Jonah Most, Posted: Feb 04, 2014

A pilot program initially set to launch in eight California counties aims to improve health care to some of the state's most vulnerable.

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Despite ACA Eligibility, Many Inland Empire Youth Remain Uninsured California

Despite ACA Eligibility, Many Inland Empire Youth Remain Uninsured

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram // video by Michael Lozano for VoiceWaves, Posted: Dec 12, 2013

35,000 children in San Bernardino County are uninsured, but health advocates say education can reduce that number dramatically.
Politics & Income, Not Technology, Could Impede Mississippi’s ACA Outreach Missssippi

Politics & Income, Not Technology, Could Impede Mississippi’s ACA Outreach

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Nov 14, 2013

While much of the scrutiny of the Affordable Care Act has been focused on the technical glitches internet access is a major issue in Mississippi.
Undocumented Parents of U.S. Born Children Wary of Obamacare New York

Undocumented Parents of U.S. Born Children Wary of Obamacare

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Sep 30, 2013

As the nation prepares for the Affordable Care Act, some undocumented parents have found themselves in an immigration and health care bind.
New York

Oct. 1 D-Day for Health Care Insurance Enrollment

New America Media, Video, Text: Khalil Abdullah / Video: Josue Rojas, Posted: May 06, 2013

October 1 is D-day for New Yorkers to start shopping for affordable health care coverage on the New York Health Benefits Exchange.
California

Supporters Sound Alarm Against Delay in Expanding Medi-Cal

New America Media, News Report, Renato Ciria-Cruz, Posted: May 04, 2013

The state of California could lose federal funding if it doesn't start expanding Medi-Cal by Jan. 1, 2014.
Maryland

Maryland Takes Lead on Health Care Reform

New America Media, Video, Video by Min Lee, Text by Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Mar 24, 2013

At a newsmaker briefing for ethnic media representatives, health care experts in Maryland highlighted the benefits that the ACA will bring.

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New Orleans Group Delivers 10,000 Letters to Jindal to Expand Medicaid in La.

New Orleans Group Delivers 10,000 Letters to Jindal to Expand Medicaid in La.

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Kari Harden, Posted: Sep 11, 2013

With close to 10,000 letters in tow, a group of community leaders travelled to Baton Rouge Friday morning to make an in-person delivery to Governor Piyush Jindal..

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