A NEWS BRIEFING FOR MEDIA AND COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS
Medi-Cal Expansion Aims To Cover All Kids. How Well Are We Doing?
Presented by New America Media and Maternal & Child Health Access
WHY: Six months ago, SB75 went into effect to provide Medi-Cal coverage to all California children, including undocumented kids. Who qualifies? How can parents enroll? Why is dental and mental care in high demand? What do parents say about the impact? Why do media need to help get the word out?
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, 11:00am -12:30 pm (light lunch and one-on-one interviews: 12:30-1 pm)
WHERE: Maternal & Child Health Access, 1111 W 6th St #400, Los Angeles, CA 90017
*Mayra Alvarez, President, LA Children’s Partnership
*Maritza C. Cabezas, DDS, MPH, Director, Oral Health Program, LA County Dept. of Public Health
*Nancy Hieu Nguyen, PhD, LMFT, child psychologist, Western Youth Services
*Tania Benacerraf, Dir. Of Behavioral Health, Hope Street Family Center
*Dr. Jerry Tzou, Dental Director, Herald Christian Health Center
MODERATORS: Lynn Kersey, ED, MCHA, Sandy Close, ED, New America Media