Category: Health4All

Health4All

Advocates Rally at the State Capitol in Support of #Health4All Covered California

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Media Contacts: Rachel Linn Gish, Health Access California Communications Director, rlinngish@health-access.org Ed Sifuentes, CIPC Communications Director, esifuentes@caimmigrant.org SACRAMENTO – The #Health4All coalition rallied yesterday at the State Capitol for a more inclusive, universal health care system for ALL Californians, regardless of immigration status. While historic gains have been made in removing […]

Access, Covered California, Health4All

AB 4 (Arambula) Accessing Coverage in Covered California

Undocumented Californians are explicitly and unjustly excluded from accessing and purchasing health care coverage plans through Covered California, the state’s marketplace established under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). Assembly Bill 4 (Arambula), the #Health4All Covered California campaign, would address this exclusion by taking the first step toward allowing undocumented Californians to buy health plans […]

Health4All

AB 4 (Arambula) Acceso a la cobertura médica con Covered California

Los californianos indocumentados están explícita e injustamente excluidos del acceso y la compra de planes de cobertura de salud a través de Covered California, el mercado del estado establecido bajo la Ley Federal de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA). El proyecto de ley de la Asamblea 4 (Arambula) abordaría esta exclusión dando el primer paso […]

Budget, Gov. Newsom, Health4All

Governor Newsom’s 2024-25 Budget Continues California’s Key Commitments in Health Care

Despite a deficit, the 2024-2025 state budget proposed by Governor Gavin Newsom continues key commitments in health care, particularly in Medi-Cal with improvements in rates and access, benefits, quality and equity, and eligibility, and keeping Medi-Cal available for all income-eligible Californians regardless of age or immigration status. As Californians face rising cost-of-living pressures, and higher […]

Access, Expanding Coverage, Health4All, Under-insured, Undocumented, Uninsured

Statement on Biden Administration’s Expansion of Health Care Access to DACA Recipients

SACRAMENTO, CA – Below is a statement from Health Access California, the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition, in response to President Biden’s announcement today to designate all DACA recipients as “lawfully present”, therefore giving them full access to health care coverage through Medicaid and ACA health insurance marketplaces like Covered California. California is home […]

Covered California, Health4All, Legislation

CA Assembly Health Committee to Vote on Bill to Open up Covered California Regardless of Immigration Status, as New Report Details Need for Coverage for All

Despite recent #Health4All Medi-Cal expansions, including the full removal of immigration-based exclusions in January 2024, over 520,000 undocumented Californians will remain ineligible for Medi-Cal and uninsured AB 4 (Arambula), up in Assembly Health Committee Today, seeks to remove immigration status as a barrier to buying a health plan through Covered California SACRAMENTO – To continue […]

Access, Affordability, Budget, Care4AllCA, Cost Containment, Covered California, DMHC, Equity, Expanding Coverage, Health Reform, Health4All, Insurers, LGBT, Medi-Cal, Prescription Drugs, Quality, Timely Access, Undocumented, Uninsured

Major Health Care Consumer Wins this #CALeg and #CABudget Session

With the Governor’s final actions on bills last week, health consumer advocates applauded a major year in health reform, where California continued its leadership on health care access, affordability, and equity. Californians will see both short and long-term benefits from the bills and budget items adopted by Governor Newsom and the state legislature this year […]