Ready, Set, Enroll - May 2016 Update

Date published: May, 2016 (10 pages)


Under Senate Bill 75, California has expanded eligibility for full scope Medi-Cal to all low-income children under the age of 19, regardless of immigration status. Community Health Centers (CHCs) are at the forefront of local education and enrollment efforts around this opportunity. This brief explores the strategies being utilized by California's CHCs to help undocumented children gain coverage, and highlights the barriers to enrollment that face undocumented and mixed-immigration-status families throughout the state.