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Newsom’s May Revised budget proposal further promotes health care affordability and equity

| May 18, 2022 | California

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s long-awaited May Revision of his proposed budget for FY 22-23 was released on Friday, proposing a total of $227.6 billion ($67.4 billion General Fund (GF)) for all health and human services programs. This is a $10 billion increase from Newsom’s January proposal.     The image below...[ Read More ]

Lawmakers advance bills to ease financial burden for Medi-Cal beneficiaries

| Mar 31, 2022 | California

Two Medi-Cal bills, both sponsored by Asm. Joaquin Arambula (D–Fresno), recently passed a hearing in the Assembly Committee on Health. The bills address deductibles for “medically needy” people with higher incomes that qualify for Medi-Cal through cost-sharing, as well as premiums and copayments for pregnant and postpartum individuals, children, and...[ Read More ]