July 13, 2022

On Medi-Cal, can’t access cancer treatment? New CA bill wants to change it

Many people know someone who has or had cancer. It’s terrible news to get, but the next steps can be worse depending on insurance and finances. Over 13 million people are enrolled in Medi-Cal, which offers insurance through the state for low-income people. Medi-Cal isn’t required to offer access to a comprehensive cancer center, where treatment is the focus. Eight such centers currently exist in California.