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California Lawmakers to Hear Bill to Expand Health Law to Undocumented Immigrants
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California lawmakers will hear a bill this week that would give unauthorized immigrants the ability to buy health insurance and enroll in Medi-Cal.

The Affordable Care Act specifically excludes undocumented immigrants from new health coverage options.

In California, undocumented immigrants can receive emergency health services and some counties offer other care to people regardless of status.