We’re All in This Together
May 6, 2021
Sandra R. Hernández
Medi-Cal, Expanding Health Coverage, Health Equity
Since 2016, California has expanded Medi-Cal eligibility to include kids and young adults from low-income households, regardless of immigration status. Now the state has a golden opportunity to finish that job.
American Rescue Plan Improvements to Covered California Affordability: Who Gains?
April 15, 2021
Miranda Dietz, Srikanth Kadiyala, Tynan Challenor, Annie Rak, Dylan H. Roby, Laurel Lucia, Gerald F. Kominski
Expanding Health Coverage, Coverage Trends
Over 1.6 million Californians will benefit from the rescue plan, including 151,000 individual market enrollees who will qualify for subsidies for the first time and 135,000 uninsured people who will become insured.
Undocumented Projected to Remain California’s Largest Group of Uninsured in 2022
April 13, 2021
Miranda Dietz, Laurel Lucia, Srikanth Kadiyala, Tynan Challenor, Annie Rak, Dylan H. Roby, Gerald F. Kominski
Expanding Health Coverage, Medi-Cal, Coverage Trends
Even after the American Rescue Plan increases premium subsidies for health insurance purchased through Covered California, large inequities remain in who has access to affordable coverage.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: Two Months into Crisis, Californians Have High Level of Trust in Health Officials
May 22, 2020
Health Care Costs, Telehealth
Nearly 7 in 10 Californians have confidence in the California Department of Public Health and in their county public health department.
One in Six Adults in California Immigrant Families Avoided Public Benefits in 2019, Study Finds
May 18, 2020
Coverage Trends, Medi-Cal, Health Equity
Confusion about the public charge rule and the chilling effect it has caused are urgent problems in light of COVID-19 and its economic fallout.
The Affordable Care Act Turns 10
March 23, 2020
Xenia Shih Bion
Expanding Health Coverage, Coverage Trends, Medi-Cal
Stories That Caught Our Attention: Since 2010, the ACA has been folded into American life in myriad ways, reducing the number of people who are uninsured to historically low levels.