HEALTH CARE ACCESS: GOOD NEWS & BAD NEWS

Undocumented migrant children are included in Medi-Cal's budget of 2016. The only west coast state not providing this coverage is Oregon. Sinsi Hernandez-Cancio, Yasmin Peled and Erika Ramirez piece "California's Historic Decision to Extend Health Coverage to Every Low-Income Kid" was posted at Families USA blog on 7-23-15.  LEARN MORE  

Human rights campaigners fear mergers of U.S. health insurance giants, such as Anthem and Cigna, may erode access due to price hikes. Sarah Lazare's article "Healthcare 'Oligopoly Wave Continues As Anthem Gobbles Cigna" was posted by Common Dreams on 7-24-15. LEARN MORE