AB 4 would require Covered California to administer a program to allow persons not otherwise able to obtain coverage because of immigration status to enroll in health insurance coverage similar to other Californians, to the extent feasible under federal law and regulation.
Vetoed on Oct. 7
AB 1085 would have made housing support services a covered Medi-Cal benefit for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness when:
- The Department of Health Care Services has begun a specified evaluation required under the CalAIM Waiver Special Terms and Conditions
- The Legislature has made an appropriation for purposes of the housing support services
The bill would have also required the department to seek federal approval for the housing support services benefit.
Signed by the governor on Oct. 7
AB 1481 ensures beneficiaries enrolled in Medi-Cal’s pregnancy-related presumptive eligibility program can remain enrolled in the program while they await their full eligibility determination and enrollment into the standard Medi-Cal program.
Placed on the Senate inactive file on Aug. 23.
AB 2680 would create the Community Health Navigator Program to make direct grants to community-based organizations to conduct targeted outreach, enrollment, retention, and access activities for Medi-Cal-eligible individuals and families. The bill would establish the framework for the program.