Posts Tagged as "Healthcare"

A blue stethoscope and blue pen lay on top of an open notebook.

Explaining California’s expansion of full scope Medi-Cal for undocumented youth ages 19 to 25

Mar. 16, 2021 / By
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Full scope Medi-Cal coverage for undocumented youth ages 19 to 25 first began in January 2020. This guide answers some questions you may have about these benefits.

Lives on the Line as Community Hospital in Long Beach Closes, Nurses Say

Jun. 25, 2018 / By
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The hospital is set for closure this summer after not meeting updated seismic code.

Nurses Want Industry Reforms to Enhance Life-Saving Treatment

May. 25, 2017 / By and
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Understaffed, these dialysis nurses say they are pressured to rush through life-saving treatments and work excessive hours.

Here’s What’s at Stake for LGBT Youth if Obamacare is Scrapped

May. 3, 2017 / By and
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Facing stigma, homelessness, and living off "survival crimes" such as sex work, many LGBT youth may lose critical services if Obamacare is repealed.

Election Uncertainty Raising Questions About Healthcare in Long Beach

Nov. 6, 2016 / By
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Thanks to Obamacare, 80 percent of Long Beach residents were able to enroll in health coverage. But the reform's fate lies in the hands of the next president.

Medi-Cal Now Available For All Children in California

May. 19, 2016 / By
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185,000 undocumented children are expected to benefit from the expansion, according to state agencies.

Healthcare for Undocumented Youth is Coming. Is LB Ready?

Apr. 22, 2016 / By
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Undocumented youth may no longer have to pay out of pocket for doctor visits. The Health for All Kids Act launches next month.

For Low-Income Residents, Clinic Offers Free Pet Services

May. 19, 2015 / By
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Nationwide there are an estimated 10,000 more animals than there are homes for them, and every year, approximately 2.7 million animals, mostly cats and dogs, are euthanized in the U.S.

Hundreds Enroll In Healthcare In Long Beach

Nov. 20, 2014 / By
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Nearly 600 Long Beach residents attended the Long Beach WE Connect Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair, where they accessed various resources including health coverage renewal and enrollment support, medical services, financial advising and a healthy grocery giveaway.

Undocumented Need Access To Healthcare Too, Sen. Lara Says

Sep. 12, 2014 / By
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Healthcare enrollment continues to be a pressing issue, as many immigrants are left out of the health reforms or are confused about what benefits they fall under.

Stay or Go? Terminally Ill Undocumented Immigrants Face Dilemma

Jan. 6, 2014 / By
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La Opinion/New America Media, News Feature, Araceli Martinez Ortega

Photo: Palliative care patient Gil García García with his niece Fatima...

Budget Cuts Threaten Health Care Access to California’s Kids

Jun. 24, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Mike Odeh, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced a budget deal that unnecessarily jeopardizes the health of California’s children...