PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: California a Standout State in Health Coverage for Hispanic Kids

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: California a Standout State in Health Coverage for Hispanic Kids

Kristen Golden Testa, California health director for the Children’s Partnership, says the main reasons for the state’s headway in Latino coverage are its early start on Medicaid expansion, and a commitment to make the signup process easier for parents.

“Our state made sure we partnered with local folks that know the individuals in very specific communities, rather than just putting things in Spanish,” she says. “There’s many different Spanish-speaking communities throughout California.”

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