California Healthline: Uninsured Project Buoyed by State’s Success in Expanding Medi-Cal

by David Gorn

The annual conference for the uninsured this week in Sacramento aired many concerns and plans for the future but it also celebrated something unusual — this year the accomplishment of some of its goals.

“We’re actually underway now, for everyone outside of undocumented people to have health care available for all of California,” said Lucien Wulsin, executive director of the Insure the Uninsured Project, which hosted Tuesday’s conference in Sacramento. “That’s quite something.”

California HHS Secretary Diana Dooley in addressing the conference mentioned a button popularized by her predecessor at HHS, Kim Belshé: “Tomorrow is today,” the button said, referring to the planning that needed to be done to implement the Affordable Care Act.

“Well, today is today,” Dooley said.

Continue reading here: http://www.californiahealthline.org/capitol-desk/2014/2/uninsured-project-buoyed-by-states-success-in-expanding-medical

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