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Medi-Cal provides health and long-term care coverage for more than 7.5 million Californians. If the Affordable Care Act is enacted as legislated, enrollment will grow dramatically as millions more become eligible for the program. Understanding Medi-Cal’s strengths and opportunities for improvement will help policymakers identify needed changes and provide a baseline for measuring the impact of any changes.
A CHCF survey explores who is enrolled, challenges they face, what is working, the enrollment process, and access to care. The complete report and survey data tables are available as Document Downloads.
In the videos below, four people reflect on their experiences with Medi-Cal. Two videos provide the state’s perspective and the challenges ahead.