Case News

Press Coverage of Medi-Cal Civil Rights Filing

NATIONAL/STATEWIDE

Latino Plaintiffs Sue California Alleging Poor Health Care
Associated Press
July 12, 2017

New York Times
Washington Post
Washington Times
Chicago Tribune
Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express
U.S. News & World Report
Miami Herald
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Kansas City Star
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Omaha World-Herald
Albany (NY) Democrat-Herald
Lexington (Ken.) Herald-Leader
Sacramento Bee
Fresno Bee
Modesto Bee
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Calif. Medi-Cal Offers Discriminatory Access, Suit Says
Law360
July 13, 2017

California Sued For Allegedly Substandard Medi-Cal Care
Kaiser Health News
July 13, 2017

California Sued For Allegedly Substandard Medi-Cal Care
California Healthline
July 13, 2017

Class Claims Medi-Cal Discriminates Against Latinos
Courthouse News
July 13, 2017

California DHCS, HHSA faces discrimination suit over Medi-Cal
State of Reform
July 13, 2017

Latino Medi-Cal Patients Sue California, Alleging Discrimination
CBS Sacramento
July 13, 2017

Usuarios latinos de Medi-Cal en California demandan al estado por presunta discriminación y violación de derechos
Univision
July 13, 2017

Column: Separate, Unequal And Unacceptable
HuffPost
July 14, 2017

California sued for ‘violating Latino rights by failing to provide sufficient healthcare’
(London) Daily Mail
July 13, 2017

 

LOS ANGELES

Audio: Lawsuit Claims Low Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates Are Harmful To Many Californians’ Health
KVCR (NPR affiliate – San Bernardino)
July 13, 2017

Audio: Lawsuit filed in California on behalf of Latinos (clip begins at 3:46 mark)
KCRW (NPR affiliate – Los Angeles)
July 13, 2017

Video: Activistas presentan demanda contra California por no proveer salud adecuadamente a millones de hispanos
KMEX (Univision affiliate – Los Angeles)
July 12, 2017

Medi-Cal patients sue state, claiming widespread discrimination
Los Angeles Times (story also posted in San Diego Union-Tribune)
July 12, 2017

Lawsuit claims discrimination against millions of Medi-Cal patients, especially Latinos
Los Angeles Daily News
July 12, 2017

Acusan a Medi-Cal por ser discriminatorio y ofrecer “atención médica de segunda clase”
La Opinion
July 12, 2017

California violates civil rights of Latinos on Medi-Cal, suit says
KPCC (NPR affiliate – Los Angeles)
July 12, 2017

 

BAY AREA

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World Journal
July 13, 2017

Suit alleges unequal health care for Latinos
SFBay.com
July 13, 2017

Latino Patients Sue State Over “Separate and Unequal” Health Care
KQED (NPR affiliate – San Francisco)
July 13, 2017

Video: Demandan al Departamento de Salud de California
KSTS (Telemundo affiliate – San Francisco)
July 12, 2017

Audio: Healthcare advocates file lawsuit against State of California (clip begins at 42:18 mark)
KPFA (Pacifica affiliate – San Francisco)
July 12, 2017

Civil rights suit alleges discrimination in Medi-Cal
San Francisco Chronicle
July 12, 2017

Lawsuit: Medi-Cal problems amount to ‘separate and unequal’ health care system
Mercury News (story also posted in East Bay Times)
July 12, 2017

Latino Patients Sue State Over ‘Separate and Unequal’ Health Care
KQED (NPR affiliate – San Francisco)
July 12, 2017

Lawsuit Claims Medi-Cal Discriminates Against Low-Income Californians
KCBS (740 AM – San Francisco)
July 12, 2017