Nearly half of children with special health care needs rely on Medicaid. Edwin Park of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides an analysis of the consequences of changing Medicaid to a block grant program.
Families from around California gathered in Sacramento February 27-28 for the 15th annual Family Voices of California Health Summit and Legislative Day. Presenters at the Summit included elected officials, community and agency leaders, as well as parent advocates. On Legislative Day, families and their children fanned out through the Capitol to visit legislators' offices and make the case for needed changes in the health care system.