News & Press Releases
By Judy Lin
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Medi-Cal patients and health care advocates filed a lawsuit against the state Wednesday for leaving hundreds of thousands of low-income and disabled people waiting months for care.
By Eryn Brown
Citing a paperwork backlog that has left the healthcare of hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians in limbo, patients represented by a coalition of legal advocates are suing the state.
FRESNO, CA—Frances Rivera knew there was something wrong with her son's heart. The Visalia resident, 68, watched for years as her adult son Robert suffered from an array of conditions that, under the supervision of a primary care physician, would have raised a series of red flags. But Robert, who worked a low-wage job, could not pay for insurance. And Rivera grew accustomed to driving him to the emergency room when the pain became unbearable.