Sen. Cannella: State shouldn’t have eliminated Healthy Families
Various state legislators recently have made appearances touting their support for access to autism services. Unfortunately, hundreds of children in lower-income working families have seen their autism treatment services brought to a halt recently as a result of the elimination California’s Healthy Families Program in our last state budget.
And autism is not the only cause for concern. Health plan medical directors in counties around the state have identified “care gap” problems for children suffering from eating disorders, developmental delays and those needing midlevel psychiatric services.
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