By Jane Meredith Adams, EdSource
With huge numbers of California children still uninsured, schools are beginning to take the lead in letting families know that affordable health care coverage is available.
And the outreach will increase. Under a new state law, all California schools must include in their 2015-16 enrollment packets information about options for health care coverage and how to get help with the sign-up process. The law, Assembly Bill 2706, authored by Roger Hernández, D-West Covina, is intended to reduce the number of children who are eligible for health insurance subsidies but remain uninsured. Continue reading