April 28, 2022 -USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism
Two women’s stories suggest why California’s expansion of Medicaid to undocumented older adults is a big deal
Gov. Newsom’s proposed budget has proposed providing the final missing piece and the largest group remaining: all low-income adults ages 26 to 49, regardless of immigration status. That move would represent the state’s biggest coverage expansion since the Affordable Care Act’s implementation, and comprises about 670,000 people, Lucia said.