lihp http://kvpr.org en Valley Counties Move Slowly Toward Health Reform http://kvpr.org/post/valley-counties-move-slowly-toward-health-reform <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In less than one year, the federal health care law will take effect. When that happens, an estimated 1.4 million low-income, uninsured adults in California will become eligible for Medicaid. That’s a huge number of people who will suddenly be eligible for health benefits and better access to health care.</span></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:07:34 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 9396 at http://kvpr.org Valley Counties Move Slowly Toward Health Reform Fresno County walks away from health care reform funding http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-county-walks-away-health-care-reform-funding <p>Fresno County Supervisors recently turned down the possibility of over $50 million in federal funding that would have helped establish a low income health program for county residents without insurance. The program is part of the early implementation of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's health care reform law. Why did all other California counties pursue the funds, but not Fresno? Juanita Stevenson gets some answers in this special report.</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 17:02:49 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 585 at http://kvpr.org Fresno County walks away from health care reform funding