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California’s Newsom proposes universal overall health treatment

California Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses vaccine equity during his visit to Earlimart Veteran’s Memorial Building on Monday, March 8, 2021. Tulare County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Amy Shuklian introduced the governor and repeated the need to provide vaccine protection for farmworkers.

In a go that could convey healthcare to 1000’s of San Joaquin Valley farmworkers, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this week programs to prolong Medi-Cal coverage to all Californians, irrespective of their immigration status.

“We are positioned with this spending budget to be capable to provide on what we have been promoting: Common health and fitness care for all no matter of pre-current disorders, regardless of the ability to pay, and no matter of your immigration status,” Newsom claimed throughout a pay a visit to to Lamont Neighborhood Health and fitness Heart, a rural Kern County clinic.

Latest law extends Medi-Cal protection to undocumented immigrants around age 50 and less than age 26. This new proposal would fill in the hole for grownups of all ages at a projected $2.2 billion annual cost, building California the very first condition in the country to do so. It would acquire influence January 2024, if permitted.