California Budget Proposal Expands Health Care Coverage To Undocumented Immigrants

Jun 10, 2019
Originally published on June 10, 2019 12:00 pm

California’s proposed state budget makes low-income adults who are in the country illegally eligible for the state’s Medicaid program. The budget would also charge a fine for people who don’t buy health insurance and a subsidy to help middle-income families pay for health insurance.

Here & Now’s Robin Young talks to Ben Adler (@adlerben), capitol bureau chief for Capitol Public Radio in Sacramento.

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