st akeholders, federal and st at e agencies, and reform advocacy organizat ions. Because t he fift y st at es vary great ly, each st at e’s implement at ionprocess will be unique.
ACA is designed t o address t hese concerns by providing affordable access t o healt h insurance coverage t o t hose individuals who would ot herwise be unable t o obt ain coverage, and t o ext end current benefit s and services provided by Medi-Cal (California’s Medicaid program, which is a federal and st at e funded public insurance program t hat provides healt h insurance coverage for low-income and disabled
Effect ive January 2014: ACA requires t hat st at es creat e an insurance market “ exchange” – a market place where people will be able t o compare and shop for healt h insurance. This will make access t o healt h plans easier and more efficient . U.S. cit izens, legal immigrant s,
Effect ive July 2010: High-risk pools are designed t o provide healt h insurance coverage t o people who were previously uninsurable due t o a pre-exist ing condit ion. It is est imat ed t hat t his program may provide services t o 30,000 Californians per year when fully
regardless of whet her t hey have children. The Legislat ive Analyst ’s Office in California est imat es t hat approximat ely 2 million addit ional Californians may now be eligible for Medi-Cal.10
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