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 »
Children’s Health Advocates Celebrate Common-Sense Effort to Keep Children and Families InsuredAugust 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 ACAAugust 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 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 »
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.