healthy families http://kvpr.org en California Health Leaders Say Healthy Families Transition Prepares State for Federal Overhaul http://kvpr.org/post/california-health-leaders-say-healthy-families-transition-prepares-state-federal-overhaul <p></p><p>California health leaders say moving nearly 900,000 children in the Healthy Families program over to Medi-Cal will help the state get ready for the federal health overhaul.</p><p>Secretary of Health and Human Services Diana Dooley spoke in advance of a legislative oversight hearing on the transition. &nbsp;</p><p>“There are a number of advantages for the children in the Medi-Cal program, it does give the security of knowing where their coverage will be in advance of 2014.”&nbsp;</p><p>Dooley says kids in the two programs have some of the same providers.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:46:08 +0000 Pauline Bartolone 5594 at http://kvpr.org