As of November 2012, more than 550,000 Californians in 51 counties have been enrolled in Low Income Health Programs.
Source: California Department of Health Care Services
The passage of national health reform was an important step toward achieving coverage for all Californians. We must now begin the equally important work of implementing this historic legislation — so that millions of currently uninsured people can get the coverage they need to take care of themselves and their families.
In this landscape, the Foundation has a new emphasis on providing technical assistance to state and local policymakers around the Medi-Cal waiver and Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA); and educating key stakeholders on opportunities created by health reform.