As More California Kids Drop Medi-Cal Coverage, Experts Seek Answers—California Health Report

More than 150,000 California children dropped out of federally funded health insurance programs in 2018, a trend some experts blame on the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant policies and efforts to upend the Affordable Care Act. Enrollment in California’s low-income health program called Medi-Cal, and the low-cost Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) dropped 3 percent in 2018,...