In a California Healthline Special Report by Deirdre Kennedy, agency officials and children’s advocates discussed a temporary financing scheme to help Healthy Families make ends meet for the next six months without having to freeze enrollment.
Healthy Families is California’s version of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
The Special Report includes comments from:
- Lesley Cummings, executive director ofÂ the California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board;
- Wendy Lazarus, founder and co-president of the Children’s Partnership; and
- Kris Perry, executive director of First 5 California.