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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  • Children’s Health Advocates Celebrate Common-Sense Effort to Keep Children and Families Insured August 14, 2014  |   0 COMMENTS - For Immediate Release: August 14th, 2014 Contact: Isobel White, (510) 828-3554, Kathleen Hamilton, (916) 706-2917   Children’s Health Advocates Celebrate Common-Sense Effort to Keep Children and Families Insured BILL TO ACCEPT $12M IN PRIVATE AND FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL RENEWAL ASSISTANCE HEADS TO ASSEMBLY FLOOR  A coalition of children’s health advocates heralded the passage of Senate Bill […]...Read more »
  • 3.4M Previously Uninsured in Calif. Gained Coverage After ACA August 1, 2014  |   0 COMMENTS - Originally published on California Healthline, Wednesday, July 30, 2014: Nearly 60% of Californians who were uninsured before Covered California's first open enrollment period have since gained coverage, according to a new survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Los Angeles Times' "L.A. Now" reports. Covered California is the state's health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act (Karlamangla, […]...Read more »
  • 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 »