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Medi-Cal Enrollment Among Immigrant Kids Stalls, Then Falls. Is Fear To Blame?—California Healthline

"The number of undocumented immigrant children in California’s Medicaid program rose for about a year after the program…


Governor Newsom Has Signed His First State Budget. See What's In There—California Healthline

Below is the summary by California Healthline in their Daily Edition, of the newly signed California State Budget. See…


State Seeks to Calm Fears Over Change in Autism Care - California Healthline

A transition in health coverage begins today for about 9,000 children with autism, and state officials guaranteed the…


Are California's Mental Health Dollars Helping Kids? - California Healthline

"California spends generously so schools can help disabled children with behavioral problems, but a recent audit found…


Governor Appoints New DHCS Director - California Healthline

"The largest health care agency in the state has a new director. Jennifer Kent, former executive director of a public…


Bill Would Fund Mental Health Care for Children Experiencing Trauma - California Healthline

On Tuesday, Assembly member Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) introduced a bill (AB 1644) that would restore funding for a…


New Programs Raise Bar for Behavioral Health in L.A. County, Statewide - California Healthline

For those who deliver behavioral health services, the Excellence in Mental Health Act brings new opportunities to…


Californa Among 28 States Needing To Upgrade Medicaid Systems

CMS has published a final rule that will maintain billions of dollars in funding to help California and other states…


California Launches Audit of Mental Health Services for Students

The California state auditor has launched a review to determine whether students with disabilities are receiving…


State: Autism Therapy a Medi-Cal Benefit

State officials said yesterday autism therapy clearly is a covered Medicaid benefit, and they hope to submit a state…