One of the core components of federal health care reform is creating broader eligibility for Medicaid, a health care coverage program for low-income individuals that is jointly funded by the states and the federal government. Earlier today we released a new report that takes an in-depth look at Medi-Cal — the state’s Medicaid Program — as well as the central issues concerning its expansion in the coming years.
Expanding Horizons: Key Facts About the Medi-Cal Program as California Implements Health Care Reform looks at who is enrolled and the services they receive, explains how funding for Medi-Cal works, and discusses the major benefits of Medi-Cal expansion and the policy questions it raises. Read the report.
— Steven Bliss