12:40am

Thu July 25, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: How does Medi-Cal work?

On the next Your Call, we’ll look at the program that serves over 8 million poor and disabled Californians.  Why does the state pay the lowest Medicaid reimbursement rates in the nation?  Will providers continue to serve Medi-Cal patients as rates are cut further?  And how will the system handle an influx of new patients as the Affordable Care Act goes into effect? Join the conversation and get your questions answered on the next Your Call, with Hana Baba, and you.

Guests:

Laurel Lucia, policy analyst at UC Berkeley Labor Center

Cary Sanders, Director of Policy Analysis at California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Web Resources:

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

UC Berkeley Labor Center: Medi-Cal Expansion under the Affordable Care Act: Significant Increase in Coverage with Minimal Cost to the State

Alameda County Health Program: HealthPAC

Contact HealthPAC  at 1-877-879-9633, Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Covered California: Health Insurance Calculator

Health Consumer Alliance

San Francisco PATH  Contact SF PATH  at 415-615-4510

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