Posts Tagged as "Affordable Care Act"

Revocar Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Costo Impactará A La Mayoría De Las Poblaciones Vulnerables

March 23, 2017 / By
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[Translate] Nota de la Editora: Mientras la Cámara de Representantes se prepara para una votación sobre la revocación y reemplazo de la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (ACA por sus siglas en inglés), también conocida como Obamacare, Coachella Uninc.

Growing Up in a Health Desert

November 19, 2015 / By
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[Translate] By Olivia Rodriguez Thermal, Calif. — Growing up in the Eastern Coachella Valley all my doctor visits were the same.

Californians Favor Extending Health Care Coverage to All Residents

August 27, 2015 / By
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[Translate] New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 27, 2015 SACRAMENTO — California voters are embracing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in record numbers, and a growing majority now supports expanding health care coverage to undocumented residents, according to the latest Field Poll, released here in the Capitol August 26.

Health For All Bill Addresses Uncle Sam’s ‘Failure,’ Says Senator

May 18, 2015 / By
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[Translate] New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 14, 2015 One-third of undocumented Californians earn enough to buy their own health insurance on the federal exchange, but Uncle Sam won’t let them, asserted Sen.

Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

April 22, 2015 / By
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[Translate] New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 16, 2015 SACRAMENTO – After hearing heart-rending testimonials from three young undocumented immigrants who have seen first hand the havoc caused by not having access to health care, the Senate Health Committee yesterday voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

March 13, 2015 / By
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[Translate] New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 12, 2015 Pictured above: DACA recipient Ana Alcantara, 22, was misinformed by her tax preparer and ended up paying an unnecessary penalty.

Undocumented, Uninsured, and In Debt For Life

May 15, 2014 / By
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[Translate]     Editor’s Note:  California Senator Ricardo Lara’s (D- Huntington Park/Long Beach) Health For all Bill (SB 1005) – it would make all Californians, regardless of immigration status, eligible to purchase insurance – advanced out of the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday, April 30, and will go to the Senate Appropriations Committee before being moved for a vote. 

Volunteer-Staffed Clinic Serves Coachella Valley’s Uninsured

March 25, 2014 / By
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[Translate]     NATALIA CERVANTES/Coachella Uninc   INDIO – Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine (CVVIM), established in the fall of 2010, has flourished into a state-of-the-art facility staffed entirely by volunteers and serving the most vulnerable in the community – those without health insurance.