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New Law Will Expand Mental Health Services For Low-Income Californians

The staff of Clinica Sierra Vista, which has health centers throughout a vast swath of central California, screened its mostly low-income patients last year for mental health needs and determined that ... read more

California Taps Marriage Therapists to Fill Mental Health Care Gaps

especially for low-income residents. In 2014, millions more Californians became eligible for Medi-Cal and for mental health services under the Affordable Care Act. That put even more pressure on the s... read more

Federal Subsidies Could Expand to Health Programs That Violate Obamacare

The new policy outlined ... such as mental health care, emergency services and prescription drugs. A provision of the Affordable Care Act allows waivers for innovations in state health policy. The fed... read more

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L.A. County agrees to new policies to end the jail-to-skid row cycle for mentally ill people

The new ... mental health appointment scheduled and a transportation plan to get them there, Belavich said. The county will also expand staff in the jail to sign inmates up for public benefits, to reu... read more


Philadelphia Could Be Next To Provide Lawyers For Low-Income Tenants

Low-income tenants especially face difficulties since they cannot afford lawyers. But a new ... mental health costs, juvenile delinquency, and the number of eviction cases. And then there are costs to ... read more

New federal law will change foster care system

The law, called the Family First Prevention Services Act, prioritizes keeping families together and puts more money toward at-home parenting classes, mental health ... isn't new, but it is likely to e... read more

New California law expands low-income parents’ access to subsidized child care

In an effort to remove obstacles for Californians trying to succeed in the labor market, a new law could make access to child care easier for low-income parents taking ... to navigate systems, social ... read more

California Election: Keep An Eye On These Things On The State, Local Ballots

The funds would be used to house the homeless and expand shelter beds, fund legal assistance and rent subsidies, and fund mental health and substance abuse services ... and preserve affordable housing ... read more

Barriers Remain Despite Health Law’s Push To Expand Access To Substance Abuse Treatment

The nation’s health law has promised ... Medicaid for residential services provided to low-income adults. The restriction is due to a decades-old federal law designed to prevent Medicaid funding from ... read more

Here Are The 11 Propositions On California’s November 2018 Ballot

Using Mental Health Dollars For Low-Income Housing ... the Mental Health Services Act, approved by voters in 2004 to provide mental health services to Californians. Legislators tried to appropriate th... read more

The Health 202: Trump administration offers states four ways to circumvent Obamacare rules

But critics fear the move will undermine key consumer protections established by the 2010 health-care law. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services yesterday ... refused to expand Medicaid expan... read more

In His Final California Budget, Gov. Brown Boosts Education, Rainy Day Funds

In addition to building reserves, they plan to seek increases for the state’s tax credit for low-income, working people; and expand Medi-Cal to cover immigrants living in California ... The brunt of n... read more



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