Monday, May 20

Gavin Newsom’s annual budget will allocate $98 million to extend the length of Medi-Cal coverage for undocumented young adults between the ages of 19 to 25. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Undocumented young adults qualify for health care until age 26 in new state budget

Undocumented young adults may continue receiving health care coverage from the state until age 26, according to the governor’s budget report. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2019-2020 state budget, which was revised Thursday, stated the budget will allocate $98 million to extend the length of Medi-Cal coverage for young adults between the ages of 19 and 25 regardless of immigration status. Read more...

Gavin Newsom’s annual budget will allocate $98 million to extend the length of Medi-Cal coverage for undocumented young adults between the ages of 19 to 25. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)