Access to Care


Teledentistry Could Boost Access to California’s Poor Kids

This story originally appeared in KQED's State of Health.

Serving the Uninsured

Despite expanded health insurance, LA County faces big challenges

This story originally appeared in the Los Angeles Daily News.

Vision for Youth

Marin lags among counties in providing eye care to low-income children

This story originally appeared in the Marin Independent Journal.

Inland Empire Health Plan

INLAND: Medi-Cal contractor struggles with more patients, less pay

At midmorning, the two parking lots are full and cars line the curb. Inside, the waiting room of the LaSalle Pediatric Medical Clinic in San Bernardino is packed.

Youth in Trouble

California launches audit of mental health services in schools

This article originally appeared in The Sacramento Bee.

Medical Interpreters Shortage

Medical interpreters in short supply as health coverage grows

Vietnamese interpreter Siu Williams and her fellow linguists are in such demand at Stanford Hospital that the sprawling campus has become like a trampoline and the hallways like treadmills.


Next goals for health care reform: Controlling costs, assuring quality

Five years after President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, chalk up a Mission Accomplished for one of the legislation’s three primary goals, access to insurance coverage.


CalWORKs will reduce welfare if parents don't prove their kids are vaccinated

The outbreaks of measles and whooping cough over the past year put a spotlight on the need to ensure as many children as possible get their immunizations. That effort is getting help from an unlikely source: a state welfare agency that will reduce...


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