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 Advocates Push for More Expanded Medi-Cal Sign-Ups to Access Dental and Mental Care

Advocates Push for More Expanded Medi-Cal Sign-Ups to Access Dental and Mental Care

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 08, 2016

Health care advocates are urging parents of undocumented children enrolled in full-scope Medi-Cal to take advantage of the benefits it offers, particularly in the areas of dental care and mental care.
Moms Say Dental Care Tops List for Medi-Cal Kids-- Dentists Are MIA

Moms Say Dental Care Tops List for Medi-Cal Kids-- Dentists Are MIA

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

For undocumented parents getting dental care for their children is top priority. They say that will be the main reason they will enroll their children in full-scope Medi-Cal next month.
Despite ACA, Thousands Show Up at Free Health Fair

Despite ACA, Thousands Show Up at Free Health Fair

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

The crowd at last month’s health fair made one thing clear: Despite the ACA, many Americans still can’t access health care.

Sophia’s Hope: A Swab of The Inside of Your Cheek

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

A 11-year-old Bay Area girl of South-East Asian descent is desperately looking for a matching bone marrow donor.

Study: Your Health Could Depend on Where You Live

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 10, 2015

The report indicated that people who were hurting the most were those living in states that had not expanded Medicaid.

Across California, ‘Waiting Lists’ for Children’s Mental Health Services

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 17, 2015

California families looking for mental health services for their children frequently encounter a dysfunctional system.

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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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