Uncovered California

This project results from an innovative reporting venture – the USC Center for Health Journalism News Collaborative – which involves print and broadcast outlets across California, all reporting together on the state’s uninsured.

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This project results from an innovative reporting venture — the USC Center for Health Journalism News Collaborative — which involves print and broadcast outlets across California, all reporting together on the state’s uninsured.

Outlets include newspapers from the McClatchy Corp., Gannett Co., Southern California News Group, and La Opinion, as well as broadcasters at Univision and Capital Public Radio.

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Health Care

Undocumented Seniors Have Tenuous Chance At Needed Health Care As Coverage Debate Reaches A Head

June 6, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Three proposals addressing Medi-Cal expansion to undocumented immigrants are up for debate this week. The latest includes seniors, which are a small but high-need slice of the state’s undocumented population.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

State Lawmakers Debate Medi-Cal Coverage For Undocumented Californians

June 5, 2019

CapRadio healthcare reporter Sammy Caiola is tracking proposals to provide Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented Californians. She updates Insight on the latest moves by state lawmakers.