Adults over 50 now qualify for Medi-Cal in California regardless of immigration status
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that, beginning May 1, the state’s low-income health insurance would extend full coverage to all qualifying people who are 50 or older, regardless of immigration status. The Medi-Cal expansion is expected to provide full coverage to more than 185,000 Californians, according to Newsom’s office. “We’re delivering concrete results for Californians, continuing to fulfill the promise of a Healthy California for All, and I encourage all those eligible to take advantage of these essential health services,” Newsom said in a statemen...