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.
#MyHiddenHero Contest Winner Announcement!August 8, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS-Meet Melissa Lopez, a single mom to 4 beautiful young children, a full time Inclusion Aide for Department of Special Education at a local school district, and a part time student. Impressive already! CHI of Kern County had the pleasure of meeting Melissa and her two friendly daughters (pictured above) when she came in to […]...Read more »
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 »
Poll: Majority of California Voters Support Health Coverage for Undocumented ImmigrantsOctober 6, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS-October 6, 2014 | 12:01 AM | By Lisa Aliferis A majority of the state’s voters support extending current health insurance programs to all low-income Californians, including undocumented immigrants, according to a new statewide poll released Monday. The poll was commissioned by The California Endowment, a foundation that has been actively working to expand health insurance access to all people, regardless […]...Read more »
CHILDREN’S HEALTH ADVOCATES APPLAUD GOVERNOR’S SUPPORT FOR MEDI-CAL ASSISTANCESeptember 26, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS-For Immediate Release: September 25, 2014 Contact: Isobel White, (510) 828-3554 / Kathleen Hamilton, (916) 706-2917 CHILDREN’S HEALTH ADVOCATES APPLAUD GOVERNOR’S SUPPORT FOR MEDI-CAL ASSISTANCE A coalition of children’s health advocates today applauded the Governor’s decision to sign SB 18 (Leno/Hernandez) today. The Children’s Partnership, Children Now, the Children’s Defense Fund-CA, California Coverage and Health […]...Read more »
CCHI Awarded Covered California Navigator GrantSeptember 18, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS-It was announced Monday, September 15th that CCHI has been selected as a Covered California Navigator grantee to conduct outreach and enrollment activities in six counties: Orange, San Bernardino, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Stanislaus, and Yolo. Suzie Shupe, Executive Director of CCHI made this statement on behalf of CCHI and the many community based organizations […]...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.