Legislation Policy News

Governor Signs SB 10 — Legislation Aimed at Allowing Undocumented Californians to Buy Coverage in the State Exchange

June 14, 2016

Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 10 (Lara) which requires Covered California to seek federal approval allowing undocumented Californians to buy health coverage through the exchange. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits undocumented persons from buying coverage or receiving subsidies through state exchanges, but does not prohibit them from buying unsubsidized coverage in the private individual […]

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Summary of the Terms and Conditions for California’s Section 1115 Waiver Renewal

January 8, 2016

California’s Section 1115 Waiver Renewal Terms and Conditions has six elements: managed care expansion; preventive dental care for children ($750 million); whole person care pilots ($1.5 billion); substance abuse treatments (Drug Medi-Cal); global budgets for public hospitals; and PRIME upgrades ($7.5 billion) in managed care readiness for county, UC, and district hospitals.  We highlight these […]

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