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Medi-Cal Benefits Eliminated A Decade Ago, Such As Foot Care And Eyeglasses, Are Back

“Some health activists wonder why it took the state so long to restore the benefits. “A lot of these recession-related cuts came on the backs of the poor. Yet when the economic recovery came, we didn’t see their restoration,” said Linda Nguy, a policy advocate at the Western Center on Law and Poverty. “The low-income people who needed the medical services the most were the first to see them cut and the last to have them returned.”

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