Fact Sheets

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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ITUP Analysis: Covered CA 2020 Rates

August 8, 2019

This new issue of ITUP Tracking reviews the rate changes and health plan choices available to consumers for 2020.

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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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Snapshot: Remaining Uninsured in California (Updated)

May 15, 2019

According to the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), in the years leading up to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the
uninsured rate among Californians under the age of 65 was approximately 16 percent.1 Implementation of the ACA
dramatically reduced the rate of uninsured to 8.4 percent, with approximately 3 million remaining uninsured in the state.2
This snapshot provides a quick overview of California’s remaining uninsured.

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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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