“We have tried to go the next step in providing health coverage for children in California,” said Kristen Golden Testa, California health program director for The Children’s Partnership.
“We’re trying to actualize a culture change,” Golden Testa said. “Before, the process operated on a ‘Prove-to-me-that-you’re eligible’ premise. We’re trying to move that to a ‘Yes, everybody is eligible’ culture. Come on in and we’ll figure out the best way to do it.”
“I think we’re doing that with our county initiatives and that’s what ACA is trying to do, too. The idea is to come into these exchanges through any door and we’ll figure out how to get you covered,” Golden Testa said.