Confused About ‘Public Charge’? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The proposed “public charge” rule could force immigrant families to choose between either getting a green card or accessing support for their family’s health care, nutrition, and housing. Here’s what you need to know about this proposal — and what you can do about it.

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Webinar: Medi-Cal’s Non-Medical Transportation Benefit: A Training for Home Visitors

Non-Medical Transportation, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, Emergency Medical Transportation — they’re all covered by Medi-Cal, but what are the differences? This webinar shows home visitors how to help families find their way and minimize any administrative bumps in the road.

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California May Lose $114 Billion in Medi-Cal Funding Under U.S. Senate Healthcare Reform Bill

The massive cut to Medi-Cal, which now serves one-third of Californians, would require the program to be completely dismantled and rebuilt. L.A. County, home to 1 of every 20 Medicaid recipients in the nation, will be “ground zero,” says Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.

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The GOP Proposal to Replace Obamacare: What Does It Mean for L.A. County Families?

Last week began with House GOP leaders unveiling their plan – the American Health Care Act – to replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). LA Best Babies Network is not a political advocacy organization, so we’re not urging you to support or oppose legislation. But, because the Family Strengthening Network (Welcome Baby and its partner home visiting programs in Los Angeles County) helps families navigate the vicissitudes of insurance coverage, we wanted to provide a brief update.

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Full Medi-Cal Benefits Now Available to Undocumented Immigrant Children

Full Medi-Cal coverage is now available to all children of low-income families in California, regardless of immigration status. Get resources to help families enroll their kids, and get the latest numbers on health-care coverage since the new law took effect in May.

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Resources on Children’s Dental Health

February is Children’s Dental Health Month. Here are some resources that can help families learn about getting preventive dental care for their kids.

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