health reform http://kvpr.org en Mobile Health Clinic Provides Care to Merced's Homeless http://kvpr.org/post/mobile-health-clinic-provides-care-merceds-homeless <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Below a Highway 99 overpass, and sandwiched between the D Street homeless shelter and the railroad tracks, is an unlikely beacon of hope for Merced residents low on luck. It’s an RV that houses Golden Valley Health Center’s mobile health clinic for the homeless.</span></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:02:48 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 13617 at http://kvpr.org Mobile Health Clinic Provides Care to Merced's Homeless 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