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Final Federal Rule on Immigrants and Public Charge Fact Sheet

August 14, 2019

The latest ITUP Fact Sheet review and summarize the final rule, existing federal law related to public charge and health care programs, and assess the potential impacts on immigrant access to health care programs in California.

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Public Charge & Health Care in California

August 14, 2019

On August 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) released the final rule on “public charge.” The latest ITUP Blog and Fact Sheet provide additional background on the final rule.

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Health Care Programs for California Immigrants (Updated)

July 19, 2019

This ITUP fact sheet reviews existing health care programs for immigrants in California. California generally provides better access to health care coverage for immigrants than most other states, including covering all children in Medi-Cal regardless of immigration status.

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Final 2019-20 State Budget Continues the Move Toward Universal Coverage

June 28, 2019

The final 2019-20 state budget (and related legislation) just signed by Governor Newsom moves California steps closer to universal coverage, improves coverage affordability in the individual market, and invests in system improvements in Medi-Cal, mental health services and services for homeless individuals.

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ITUP Review of the 2019-20 Budget May Revision

May 14, 2019

This ITUP Legislative Update provides an overview of the May Revise and health and health-related proposals.

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2019 County Medically Indigent Care Programs

March 21, 2019

This version of ITUP Tracking provides an update to the ITUP 2017 Review of Medically Indigent Adult (MIA) programs administered by counties for low-income uninsured adults.

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2019-20 Introduced Legislation

March 4, 2019

The deadline for bill introduction in California’s 2019-20 legislative session was February 22, 2019. Before the deadline, the Legislature introduced 2,687 bills and resolutions including almost 1,000 health-related bills. This fact sheet offers a preliminary review of various bills affecting health care and coverage. View Document        

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ITUP Issues Comments on Public Charge

December 4, 2018

In comments addressed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) expressed deep concern with the proposed rule on public charge and urged DHS to withdraw the proposal.

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