March 24 2016

KQED – California Faces Challenges Enrolling Undocumented Children in Medi-Cal

Woman doctor talking to her little patient

…Offering Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented children is a good long-term investment for the state, experts say. It will bring down health care costs by reducing trips to the emergency room for routine care and help ease stress on community health centers, which often treat undocumented patients without reimbursement, experts told California Healthline in July…

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Click here to learn about what The California Endowment is doing to expand access to health coverage to California’s undocumented families