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Health Professions in the News: $20 Million On The Way For Clinics That Serve California’s Poor

California Healthline (June 19, 2017)

California State Treasurer John Chiang plans today to announce grants totaling $20 million for community clinics that serve low-income and vulnerable Californians. Chiang’s office called the grants an “emergency” response to possible cuts in federal health care spending being contemplated in Washington...

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Health Professions in the News: California Takes Historic Step Toward Universal Coverage

California Health Care Foundation (June 18, 2019)

California has taken a historic step toward universal coverage by making sure all young people with low incomes are eligible for Medi-Cal and by making it easier for many Californians who purchase their own insurance to afford coverage. Read full story here.  

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Health Professions in the News: Researchers: Medicaid Expansion Equals Better Coverage, Better Outcomes

California Health Care Foundation (June 14, 2019)

California has long been a leader in expanding the eligibility criteria for enrollment in Medicaid. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states can expand Medicaid to cover more adults with low incomes, and California was among the first to do so with its program, Medi-Cal. To date, 36 states and...

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