Health Care Coverage and Financing Issues in California:  An October 2005 Update

Health Care Coverage and Financing Issues in California: An October 2005 Update

This brief summarizes recent health insurance coverage trends in California and the Medi-Cal program, provides an overview of the state’s newly adopted FY 2005-06 budget agreement, and discusses key issues driving the current health policy agenda. The brief concludes with a discussion on Medicaid reform actions at the federal level and the potential implications for California.

Issue Brief (.pdf)


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