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A new ruling extends Medi-Cal protection to everyone over 50

On Behalf of | Jul 5, 2022 | Estate Administration & Probate

California has often been a state known for innovation, especially when it comes to healthcare. In a landmark move, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new bill at a recent press event taking place in Fresno County. Here’s more information about this bill and how it aims to protect undocumented residents of California.

The details behind Assembly Bill 133

The signing of Assembly Bill 133, which occurred on July 27, provides health benefits to about 235,000 undocumented residents of California. These low-income residents will have easier access to long-term care, in-home care services and preventative treatments.

This bill also includes components to take care of California’s growing homeless problem by giving them access to housing and expanded medical treatment options. In time, this could lead to many more people needing help with estate planning.

Future implications of this landmark bill

In a recent statement to the press, Governor Gavin Newsom stated that he and his co-workers were working hard to make sure that “California’s communities come back” from the past few years’ events “stronger and healthier than before.” Newsom hopes that this new bill makes it more accessible for this state’s residents to receive quality healthcare. He also hopes for the residents of California to take a more prevention-focused approach to receiving care for their various ailments and conditions.

In closing, California’s Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed Assembly Bill 133. The main goal of this bill is to provide better healthcare for California’s undocumented residents over the age of 50. In addition, this bill also aims to provide more care for California’s large homeless population. Newsom remains optimistic that this bill will provide care to those having difficulties obtaining medical treatment.


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