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Línea Abierta : HEALTHCARE REFORM: WHO IS JOINING?

  • Title: HEALTHCARE REFORM: WHO IS JOINING?
  • Guest: Nancy Gómez
  • Additional Guests: Chris Schneider, Dr. Ed Moreno
  • Host: Chelis López
  • Date: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
  • Description: HEALTHCARE REFORM: WHO IS JOINING? The Affordable Care Act stipulates an expansion of public health insurance Medicaid, but the Supreme Court allowed states to decline to expand the program.
  • Genre: News
  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Program Number: 6840
  • Producer: Samuel Orozco
  • Progam Number: 6840
  • Publisher: Radio Bilingüe
  • Rights: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License
  • Subject: Health, Politics
  • Year: 2012
  • Program Name: la_121129.mp3
  • Length: 59:06 minutes (54.12 MB)
  • Format: Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

HEALTHCARE REFORM: WHO IS JOINING? The Affordable Care Act stipulates an expansion of public health insurance Medicaid, but the Supreme Court allowed states to decline to expand the program. This edition takes a look at California, where the state is already getting ready for the change with an expansion of its low-income health program, but some counties are declining to expand, and others are scrambling to get the paperwork done. What is the expected impact on patients?

Guests: Nancy Gómez, Southern California Program Director, Health Access,Los Angeles, CA, www.health-access.org ; Chris Schneider, Executive Director, Central California Legal Services, Fresno, CA, www.centralcallegal.org ; Dr. Ed Moreno, Director, Fresno County Department of Health, Fresno, CA, www.co.fresno.ca.us/Division.aspx?id=255

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