Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Uncovered Worker Health Measure Approved by Lawmakers

The Federal Affordable Care Act is bringing health care to millions of people who were previously uninsured, but even when the act takes full effect, millions of people will be left out. A Democratic Assemblymember is proposing a measure aimed at extending health insurance to farmworkers and undocumented immigrants who are not covered by the federal health reform program. The measure is drawing both support and criticism from some advocates for immigrant health. Christopher Martinez reports from the State Capitol.