Passage of AB 1422 Helps Save Healthy Families Program

California's legislators recently put aside partisan politics to prioritize the health of our state's children by passing AB 1422, a bill which will help fully fund the Healthy Families Program. The parents of the nearly 1 million children enrolled in the…Read More

First 5 Commission Provides Critical Funding to Help Kids, MRMIB Still Decides to Disenroll Children From Healthy Families Starting 10/1

Today, the First 5 California Commission voted to direct $81.4 million to support the Healthy Families program, and help address the program’s budget deficit created by the Governor and Legislature. At the same time, California’s Managed Risk Medical…Read More

Decisions on Healthy Families Disenrollments Will Happen Tomorrow

The Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB) - the organization that oversees the Healthy Families Program - is set to meet TOMORROW, August 13 to decide whether or not to begin actively disenrolling children from the program. The meeting will be held at…Read More

1,000 Kids Per Day Are Losing Access to Health Coverage

Every day the Governor and Legislature fail to pass a budget that restores Healthy Families funding, nearly 1,000 children are denied access to health coverage. Starting TODAY, the State’s Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB) will begin to deny…Read More

We urge the Legislature to reject any budget package that increases the number of uninsured children in our state.

Here’s why legislators must find responsible solutions that keep kids safe and healthy: Kids will die. Denying approximately 462,000 to 1 million California children access to health coverage could have life-long, and life threatening implications for…Read More
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