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Dying Undocumented: Depending on Benadryl No Way to Live

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?

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.
Over 10,000 Californians to Lose Health Coverage

Over 10,000 Californians to Lose Health Coverage

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Some Californians who purchased insurance on the exchange are in danger of losing their health plan.

Majority of California Voters Support Health Care for the Undocumented

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet and Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

A majority of California voters support the expanding health coverage to include undocumented immigrants, according to a new poll.

Lack of Asian-Language Materials on Exchanges Leaves Many AAPIs Uninsured, Say Advocates

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Language barriers have left hundreds of thousands of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders uninsured.

Many Insured Californians Unaware They Have Mental Health Coverage

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2014

Almost half of Californians who have insurance say that a lack of coverage is the reason they haven’t gotten mental health treatment despite needing it.

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‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act California

‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

With immigration reform delayed at the federal level, Assemblymember Rob Bonta is gearing up to bring health coverage to everyone, regardless of immigration status.
 Youth Depression Thrives on Silence - California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders California

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.
For Asian Immigrants, Mental Health an ‘Invisible Problem’ New York

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.
California

New ‘Express Lane’ Links Food Stamp Recipients to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

A new program under the Affordable Care Act gives Californians who receive food stamps "express lane eligibility" to health care.
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.
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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.

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Hundreds of Thousands Face Immediate Medi-Cal Termination due to State Failure

Hundreds of Thousands Face Immediate Medi-Cal Termination due to State Failure

Alhambra Source, News Report, Posted: Nov 26, 2014

As many as 200,000 Medi-Cal recipients will be shocked to learn they are losing their health care benefits at the end of this month. In Los Angeles County alone, close to 100,000 Medi-Cal families received or will receive termination notices. .

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