What is #Health4All?

The Health4All coalition advances policies to remove immigration status as a barrier to health care access in California.

Health Access is proud to have co-chaired, along with the California Immigrant Policy Center, the campaign towards #Health4All for the last 10 years. This campaign is an ongoing effort to remove exclusions to health coverage and ensure all Californians can access care regardless of their immigration status, advanced by more than 150 organizations that make up the #Health4All coalition, and the many voices of impacted community members.

Many undocumented Californians are excluded from health care coverage and are dying from treatable conditions. These vulnerable community members are suffering due to lack of health care, simply because of where they were born.


California has led the way by removing immigration exclusions to Medi-Cal, the state’s public health insurance program that provides coverage for low-income individuals and families who are income-eligible. These investments are necessary to get California to universal health coverage.

This year the campaign is turning it’s sights to removing barriers in other health care coverage programs beyond Medi-Cal, starting with Covered California in AB 4 (Arambula). Learn more about Why it Matters. (En español: Por que es importante). California will  continue to lead the nation by advancing groundbreaking health care solutions for ALL Californians who are unjustly excluded from our health care system simply due to where they were born.

Have you or a family member experienced barriers accessing health care coverage due to immigration status? We want to hear from you.


The Health4All Campaign began in 2013 when immigrant rights activists, health care advocates, and community members came together to call for expanding health care to all Californians, regardless of immigration status. Since then, the campaign has been able to remove unjust barriers to Medi-Cal eligibility and has fought to include over 1 million Californians into the program.

Campaign Milestones: Medi-Cal Access


Health4All Kids: Ages 0-17

Estimated enrollment: 126,000

Current enrollment: 158,700


Health4All Young Adults: Ages 18-25

Estimated enrollment: 96,000

Current enrollment: 128,825


Health4All Older Adults: Ages 50+

Estimated enrollment: 235,000

Current enrollment: 347,163


Passed: Health4All: Ages 26-49

Estimated enrollment: 700,000


Removal of all barriers to Medi-Cal based on immigration status

In development

AB 4 (Arambula) would open up Covered California to all, regardless of immigration status, for those who make over the Medi-Cal threshold

Estimated enrollment: 500,000 (without subsidies)

For more information about the Health4All campaign and how to get involved, contact Ana Lie Álvarez, Campaign Organizer.