Posts Tagged ‘Health Coverage’

Kids without coverage a risk for all kids

Friday, July 1st, 2011

A new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research estimates that up to 220,000 California children may be excluded from affordable health care coverage under health care reform due to their immigrant status.

The number represents approximately 20 percent of all uninsured children in California. 

Of those children, up to 40,000 may be … [ Read full post ]

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Shawnalynn Smith Thomas: The cost of keeping California’s children insured

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
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INSURING LA’s KIDS: Shawnalynn Smith Thomas, Healthy Kids manager at  L.A. Care, shares how her organization worked with parents to set an affordable monthly premium to help keep their kids insured under the Healthy Kids program.

How much will parents pay for Healthy Kids?
To get advice on establishing a new monthly premium … [ Read full post ]

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May 3 Center seminar: Privatization and Israel’s Universal Health Care System

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Flic and DavidovitchThe UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health Policy Seminar Series continues with an insider’s look at Israel’s universal health care system. Two Ben Gurion University scholars will provide a fresh perspective on a universal challenge: Providing health care coverage to all.

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Affordable Care Act may help two-thirds of state’s uninsured

Friday, April 22nd, 2011
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The release of the 2010 Census data showing significant declines in health coverage ironically coincided with the six-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. The rise in the number of uninsured highlights the importance of one of the law’s primary goals: to significantly expand health coverage to Americans. In California, nearly two-thirds of currently uninsured

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