Federal Policy Changes Would Threaten the Well-Being of Older Californians, With Harm Magnified as the Population Ages
This Fact Sheet shows that the number of older Californians, who tend to have greater health care needs and are more likely to face economic hardship, is expected to grow substantially in the coming years. The number of state residents age 65 or older is projected to increase by two-thirds.
New Federal Analysis Estimates That House Republicans’ American Health Care Act Would Increase the Number of Uninsured by 23 Million
This Fact Sheet examines the latest Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the American Health Care Act and also discusses what this bill would likely mean for California and for Medi-Cal, the Medicaid program in our state.
California Should Do More to Raise Awareness of the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC)
This report presents results from a Budget Center county-level survey that found that many respondents who likely qualify for the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) have not heard of the credit and are also unaware of free tax assistance for people with low incomes.