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.

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 not provide the health care services the child needs. Medi-Cal policy requires individuals to use other available health care coverage before relying on Medi-Cal, but the […]

SB 114 Fact Sheet

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

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 of the project and presents key project findings, recommendations and immediate next steps. The recommendations and immediate next steps, which address both policy and […]

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) requiring states to suspend—rather than terminate—Medicaid benefits for youth in juvenile facilities. This issue arises out of YLC work on Improving Access to […]