Press Releases

Assemblymember Arambula Introduces AB 1900 to Relieve California’s Seniors, the Disabled, and Low-Income Families from the Hardship of Medi-Cal ‘Share of Cost’ Expenses

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) last week introduced Assembly Bill 1900 to give seniors, disabled people, and low-income families covered by Medi-Cal a more equitable method to access care. This will relieve the hardship of forcing these people to choose either paying for health care costs or nonmedical expenses, such as food and rent.

Assemblymember Arambula Introduces AB 1995 to Eliminate Medi-Cal Premiums for Pregnant Women, Children, and People with Disabilities; the Bill Would Remove Barriers to Health Access

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) has introduced Assembly Bill 1995 to eliminate Medi-Cal premiums charged to pregnant women, children, and people with disabilities. The measure would remove barriers that can disrupt vital health care services because of inability to pay.

Assemblymember Arambula Lauds Governor Newsom Including ‘Health For All’ in His Proposed 2022-23 State Budget; Calls the Historic Step a ‘Transformative’ Change for Hundreds of Thousands of Californians

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) today praised Governor Newsom for including the expansion of access to full scope Medi-Cal to income-eligible adults ages 26 to 49, regardless ofimmigration status, in his proposed State budget for 2022-23.

Governor Newsom Signs Assemblymember Arambula’s AB 347; the Bill Reduces Delays to Ensure Patients’ Access to Treatment

SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom on October 9 signed Assembly Bill 347, authored by
Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno). AB 347 will reduce delays to ensure patients have access to medical treatment. The bill – which will go into effect on January 1, 2022 – will help hundreds of thousands of patients, especially those with chronic conditions.