California Watch Posts

California Bills Would Make Insurers Cover More Mental Health

January 21, 2020

California legislators on Tuesday introduced two bills aimed at improving access to mental health and addiction treatment by requiring health insurance companies to authorize some forms of treatment more quickly and to cover more comprehensive mental health services. Read More

Medi-Cal’s Very Big Decade

January 21, 2020

Medi-Cal had a big decade. The number of Californians enrolled in the state’s health insurance program for low-income residents swelled by 5.5 million from 2010 to 2019. It now covers 1 in 3 Californians and 40% of children. Read More