162016May

Undocumented children eligible for full Medi-Cal Benefits in Merced County

Highlights People up to age 19 can enroll for full-scope health benefits as of Monday About 1,600 undocumented children in Merced County received restricted benefits prior to change State funds will cover majority of expansion costs   BY MONICA VELEZ | mvelez@mercedsun-star.com As of Monday, people under age 19 are now eligible to apply for full-scope…

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122015Oct

Merced families express relief, Undocumented children now eligible for health coverage

Highlights  Brown approved Senate Bill 4 on Friday Bill makes undocumented children eligible for coverage Law estimated to benefit 170,000 children in the state BY ANA B. IBARRA aibarra@mercedsunstar.com  Merced resident Ivonne Flores felt a big weight was lifted off her shoulders Friday after learning Gov. Jerry Brown had signed a law that allows undocumented…

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