California Coverage & Health Initiatives

Welcome to California Coverage & Health Initiatives. We are a statewide association of outreach and enrollment organizations that are focused on helping children and families navigate into affordable health coverage and have access to high quality health services. We believe a healthy child is a healthy California. To learn more about us and our work, please watch this short video.


 
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For Californians

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For Current Members

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For Prospective Members

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  • Feds Ask California For Plan To Fix Medi-Cal Backlog July 10, 2014  |   0 COMMENTS - Thursday, July 10, 2014 By Kenny Goldberg  Aired on KPBS News. The Obama Administration has given California until Monday to submit plans to reduce a massive backlog of people waiting for Medi-Cal coverage. The Obama administration has asked California and five other states to submit plans to resolve their backlog of Medicaid applications. In California, Medi-Cal applications are supposed […]...Read more »
  • Brown’s Revised Budget Includes Additional $1.2B for Medi-Cal May 14, 2014  |   0 COMMENTS - Wednesday, May 14, 2014Original Post HERE On Tuesday, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) released a revised fiscal year 2014-2015 budget proposal that includes an additional $1.2 billion in Medi-Cal funding to account for about 800,000 new beneficiaries who qualified for the program before the expansion under the Affordable Care Act, HealthyCal reports. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program (Weintraub, HealthyCal, 5/13). Background […]...Read more »
  • Governor’s May Revision Misses the Mark – Does not improve children’s access to health care or restore cuts to successful prevention programs May 14, 2014  |   0 COMMENTS - Press Release May 13, 2014 Contact: Isobel White, (510) 828-3554 Governor’s May Revision Misses the Mark Does not improve children’s access to health care or restore cuts to successful prevention programs On behalf of a coalition of leading children’s health advocates in California, Wendy Lazarus, Founder and Co-President of The Children’s Partnership issued the following […]...Read more »