LCHC in the News

‘La orden ejecutiva de salud de Trump es engañosa’

  Organizaciones y entidades de salud señalan que medida firmada por el Presidente sería devastador para los usuarios de Obamacare La neuva orden ejecutiva crea ofertas de seguro de salud médico más baratas y fuera del estado. Entre otros cambios, permitirá que las personas puedan comparar y comprar seguros fuera de sus estados de residencia;…

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UNDOCUHACK 2017: WINING PROJECTS!

“UndocuHacks 2017” brought together professionals in the tech industry, community leaders, advocates, and others personally affected by immigration policies for 36 hours of consecutive hacking to develop digital tools for protection, education, and organizing. Roughly 40 young immigrants with DACA status from across the country convened in Los Angeles for the country’s first-ever immigrant youth-led hackathon, just…

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Tarde de Familia Features Health Professionals

Palomar faculty, staff and students came together with community members for the Palomar College  Tarde de Familia, a biannual event designed to increase awareness of Latino students and their families. The program features Latino professionals in the community who share their stories of overcoming adversity to achieve their educational and career goals. The focus of this…

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To Help Latinos Age Well, We Need to Address Inequities

                portrait of 50 years old latin american man having problems and leaning on yellow wall. Horizontal shape, copy space Norma has been working since she was a teenager. She started working as a farmworker, then became a cannery worker and now works in childcare. Despite decades of…

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Fresno groups celebrate failed GOP health bill, but ‘the fight is not over’

BY MACKENZIE MAYS mmays@fresnobee.com JULY 18, 2017 3:20 PM Advocacy groups met outside Fresno’s federal courthouse on Tuesday to celebrate the demise of the GOP health-care plan, but warned the fight is not over. “We are deeply concerned about the Better Care Reconciliation Act and its provisions that would cut federal funding for Medi-Cal recipients…

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Meet Some of Sacramento’s Food Policy Champs

Sacramento is full of people growing, preparing and eating food, but what about the people trying to change the rules — at the local and state level — to make those steps along the food chain better, fairer and greener? To identify our region’s food policy champions, I reached out the Sacramento Food Policy Council,…

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Ask Emily: Any open-enrollment tips for Obamacare’s second year?

Los aNGELES dAILY nEWS I’m a notorious penny pincher, though I much prefer the term “thrifty.” So I have some counterintuitive advice when it comes to picking a Covered California plan: Cheaper isn’t always better.  In this installment, I’ll explain why and provide other advice for the year’s Covered California (and private market) open-enrollment season, which starts…

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Will Berkeley be first in nation to impose soda tax?

Berkeleyside Berkeley has embarked on a path that could lead it to becoming the first city in the nation to tax sugar-sweetened beverages. On Tuesday night the City Council agreed to put a sugar tax on a community poll assessing possible ballot measures for the November 2014 election (the poll will also test opinions on a…

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Some 27,000 Sacramentans sign up for health care via Covered California – Latinos slow to enroll

NewsReview Twenty-seven-thousand people in the Sacramento area selected health-insurance plans through Covered California in the first three months of the marketplace’s opening, according to numbers released last week. This total, says the Department of Health Care Services, equals about 95 percent of the region’s people that officials have guessed will enroll during the application period from…

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