Not-for-Profit Campaign Aims To Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Retain Medi-Cal Coverage

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Children Now, a California not-for-profit organization, is working with the state Department of Health Care Services and other groups to ensure that children who have aged out of a foster care system are able to retain Medi-Cal coverage. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program. The group will use a California Wellness Foundation grant to fund an outreach campaign to youth in foster care.

CORRECTION: The name of the organization cited in this article is Children Now, not Children's Now. In addition, the group is working with the Department of Health Care Services, not the Department of Managed Health Care.

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