Health care bill would cover more Californians

February 25, 2010 5:46:56 PM PST
A UC Berkeley study shows the health care bill now on the table would expand access to medical coverage in California.

Nearly 4 million people who are now uninsured or cannot afford it, would qualify for Medicaid or subsidized coverage.

Anyone making less than $14,000 a year could save more than $5,100 in premiums and out of pocket medical expenses.

People earning $43,000 would save about $900 a year.

The study was conducted by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education.