One LA Spreads Word of DACA Eligibility for Healthcare
“Diane Vanette, a volunteer with OneLA who screens people at Obamacare enrollment events, recently informed a couple with deferred-action status that they were both eligible for Medi-Cal. “He was shocked, she was shocked,” Vanette said.
This issue illustrates the complexities in expanding coverage to the state’s large uninsured Latino population. About 82% of DACA-eligible Californians are Latino, according to the report….” [Photo Credit: Anne Cusack, LA Times]
Report: 125,000 Immigrants Given Deferred Action Eligible for Medi-Cal, Los Angeles Times