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Pay attention: Younger undocumented Californians greet the promise of well being advantages

Medicaid gives well being care to low-income folks. And California needs to be the primary state to supply immigrants underneath 26 who stay there with out authorized authorization. Beginning in January, California will lengthen its eligibility standards to undocumented folks aged 19 to 25. The change permits them to use for complete well being protection underneath Medi-Cal, the state-provided model of Medicaid. That is half of a bigger plan to make sure that everybody within the state is roofed. California is making the transfer at a time when different states and the Trump administration try to restrict the well being advantages.

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