Healthcare rule found to burden California counties
Teresa Watanabe"A new statewide study has found that a federal requirement to check the citizenship of all Medi-Cal applicants has imposed significant burdens on California's 58 counties but that officials have not reported any cases of existing recipients who had falsely claimed U.S. citizenship. "The study by the California Endowment and the California Healthcare Foundation, released this week, found that the requirement in particular made it harder for the homeless, mentally ill, people born outside California and children over age 16 to access public healthcare. That's because such groups had a more difficult time finding birth certificates, passports, driver's licenses and other documents needed to prove U.S. citizenship and identity." Read on...
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"Healthcare rule found to burden California counties", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2009. Consulté le 29/09/2023. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/healthcare-rule-found-to-burden-california-counties