Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

On October 19, Governor Gavin Newsom and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced that roughly 286,000 older adult Californians are receiving full scope Medi-Cal thanks to the expansion of comprehensive preventive care and other services to all income-eligible adults 50 years of age and older, regardless of immigration …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

In order to protect California jobs and preserve the state’s ability to provide critical services to Medi-Cal patients, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris is reintroducing legislation to remove the 80% of Medicare cap on reimbursement rates for laboratories in California. Congressional action in 2018 upended the intent of California’s 2012 Budget Act …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Social Services Agency

County of Orange Social Services Agency (SSA) today announced that the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has expedited the implementation of EBT online purchasing to allow greater access to food and other necessary household items during the COVID-19 crisis and statewide stay at home order. EBT online purchasing is …continue reading