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New Covered California Program Leaves Poor, High-Risk, Pregnant Women In The Lurch
Medical Daily

In June this year, California passed legislation that allows the Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP)—part of the Medi-Cal program—to be accessed by low-income group women who are currently enrolled in Covered California health plans. While the new legislation still needs to be implemented by the state’s lawmakers, a new study published by Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University raises concerns about the type of care pregnant women who are enrolled in Covered California and who are also eligible for Medi-Cal, will receive.