The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to authorize taxes that will pay for a bond passed by the Sulphur Springs School District in 2012. They are also scheduled to hear a report on the Affordable Care Act.
Covered California is facing a project budget deficit for Fiscal Year 2015-16. The federal grant put in place to establish the state's health care exchange is set to expire in December. The long-term sustainability of Covered California is being debated.
Whether or not someone opts to buy insurance through the government marketplace, Obamacare--also known as the Affordable Care Act--affects everyone. Those on Medi-Cal and the doctors that treat them will see changes in the coming months.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will receive a report from the Probation Department at their Tuesday meeting, summarizing the effect of Assembly Bill 109 and prison realignment during the second year of the program.
Pending Board approval, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health may alter more than 100 contracts with mental health service providers--including the Child and Family Center--due to Medi-Cal eligibility changes under the Affordable Care Act.
Looking to allay concerns about the new law, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced “Covering Health Care: A California Resource Guide” an online guide for Californians looking for information about the Affordable Care Act.