2013 and 2014 are critical years for health reform implementation. CCHI’s statewide network requires an all hands on deck approach to ensure that California children and families fully benefit from new coverage options. CCHI’s three overarching policy priorities for 2013-2014 are:
Ensuring Children Have Access to Quality Health Care:
Coverage is a key factor in a child’s healthy start in life and children with early, consistent coverage have better health and educational outcomes. To support better futures for our children CCHI:
Ensure Families Have Statewide Access to In-Person Assistance
The work of community providers such as Certified Application Assistants and Promotoras is critical in ensuring that hard-to-reach, culturally diverse populations can easily obtain quality health coverage. To provide critical support to these efforts CCHI:
Find Pathways to Coverage for All California Families
As of 2013, over seven million California residents are uninsured and approximately 3.1 – 4 million Californians will remain uninsured. CCHI supports covering ALL Californians by:
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.