• Medi-Cal benefits eliminated a decade ago, such as foot care and eyeglasses, are back

    30 days ago - By News Medical

    San Diego podiatrist Dr. John Chisholm recalls the jolt some of his patients felt in 2009 when Medi-Cal, the government-funded health insurance in California for low-income people, eliminated coverage for podiatry care and several other benefits for adults due to a massive budget shortfall engendered by the Great Recession.
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  • Burden of health care payments greatest among households with lowest incomes

    30 days ago - By News Medical

    Higher income American households pay the most to finance the nation's health care system, but the burden of payments as a share of income is greatest among households with the lowest incomes, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
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  • Financial Burden of Health Care Greatest among Low-income Americans

    Financial Burden of Health Care Greatest among Low-income Americans

    30 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Burden of health care payments as a share of income is greatest among households with the lowest incomes, reveals a new study.
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