Millions of Californians have benefited from the ACA reforms, but undocumented immigrants have been left behind, said Nadereh Pourat, the Center’s director of research, in a California Health Report story.
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A recent California audit found that 56 percent of children in the Medi-Cal dental program – 2.86 million – did not receive dental care through the program in the 2012-13 federal fiscal year, and last week’s state budget failed to address the issue, California Healthline reports.
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A large share of adult Asian-American workers in California — 33 percent — are employed at or own a small business, and one in four of them lack health insurance, according to a study in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
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A story in the autumn issue of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health magazine about the future of immigrant health in the post-Affordable Care Act world featured four Center representatives – Associate Directors Ninez Ponce and Steven Wallace, Director of Research Nadereh Pourat, and Faculty Associate Arturo Vargas Bustamante.
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