Access to care

AB 1849 - Request for Signature

Letter to Governor Brown requesting signature on AB 1849, a bill intended to reduce barriers to foster youth receiving uninterrupted Medi-Cal services as they exit care. YLC co-sponsored this bill. MORE

Letter from Jennifer Rodriguez to Commissioner Sanders

Letter from Jennifer Rodriguez to Commissioner Sanders appearing as an appendix to final report of CECAMF MORE

Fact Sheet: Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Key Findings and Recommendations of the report: Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities MORE

Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Final report by the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. MORE

Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Final report by the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. MORE

Letter Supporting Bicameral Therapeutic Foster Care Bills

This letter supports passage of S. 1992 and H.R. 4016, bipartisan, bicameral bills, also known as the Quality Foster Care Services Act of 2014. MORE

Creating California’s “No Wrong Door” for Health Coverage: Recommendations from Consumer Advocates

In an effort to ensure that children receive the health care they need, the Youth Law Center joined the Western Center on Law and Poverty and other advocates to develop Creating California’s “No W... MORE

SB 114 Fact Sheet

SB 114 will simplified the process for former foster youth to maintain their Medi-Cal eligibility. MORE

January 12, 2010, Letter to Nancy Pelosi Re: Suspending Rather than Terminating Medicaid

YLC has signed on with other state and national organizations to urge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to include in final health care legislation a provision in the House-passed bill (H.R. 3962, §1729) re... MORE

Marquez v. California Department of Health Petition

Marquez v California Department of Health, challenges California Medi-Cal policies that deny necessary medical care to children who have other health care coverage (OHC) when the other coverage does n... MORE

Improving Access to Medi-Cal for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This is the final report for a multi-year effort, funded by The California Endowment, to improve Medi-Cal coverage for youth in the California juvenile justice system. The report covers the activities... MORE