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.
Calling All Superheroes!July 16, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS-Are you or someone you know helping your family, friends or community get enrolled in health coverage in California? If so, you are a superhero! Since you may not look the part, we’ve come up with a new name for you – a Hidden Hero. As a Hidden Hero you are making the world a […]...Read more »
Let’s Recognize California’s Hidden Heroes!July 3, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS-California’s Hidden Heroes might not be wearing superhero capes or masks but they still know how to save the day. Hidden Heroes wear everyday clothes and are helping their family and friends live healthy lives by getting affordable health care. CCHI, along with our member organizations the Community Health Initiative of Kern County, Inland Empire […]...Read more »
Feds Ask California For Plan To Fix Medi-Cal BacklogJuly 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-CalMay 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 »
CCHI is a leader in health advocacy for children and families and is recognized as a statewide network of community organizations that champion enrollment in health coverage, access to care and other services.