Monthly Archives: July 2015

California’s Historic Decision to Extend Health Coverage to Every Low-Income Kid

California’s Historic Decision to Extend Health Coverage to Every Low-Income Kid

With last month’s Supreme Court ruling affirming that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay, advocates and decisionmakers can turn to building on the law’s success, such as closing the Medicaid gap, improving the value of care, and eliminating the “family glitch.” Another top priority in this next phase of health reform is making good on the promise of health care for all, regardless of immigration status. This includes the approximately 11.2 million undocumented immigrants who live and work in our country. Last month, California, the state with the most undocumented immigrants, took a momentous leap in that direction.   California gets closer to coverage for all by including undocumented immigrant children in Medi-Cal   – See more at: http://familiesusa.org/blog/2015/07/californias-historic-decision-extend-health-coverage-every-low-income-kid#sthash.ZrIV2ACx.dpuf