Good News! Governor Brown Signs Law Limiting Medi-Cal Estate Recovery

 

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded Medi-Cal to thousands of Californians, outreach and enrollment specialists found that California's estate recovery program was a barrier to people enrolling in Medi-Cal.  With the passage of SB33 by California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, California, like many other states in the country, will limit estate collection to long term care, as is required by federal law.