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AB 2965: Medi-Cal Immigration Status (2017 - 2018)

Summary: 

Would extend eligibility for full-scope Medi-Cal benefits to individuals who are under 26 years of age and who are otherwise eligible for those benefits but for their immigration status. The bill would delete provisions delaying eligibility and enrollment until the director makes the determination described above. The bill would require the department to provide, indefinitely, the above-described monthly updates to the legislative committees. Because counties are required to make Medi-Cal eligibility determinations and this bill would expand Medi-Cal eligibility, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

Author: 
Arambula
Sponsors: 
CIPC, Health Access
Category: 
Improving Access to Quality Health Care
CPEHN Position: 
Support
Status: 
Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(b)(15)