Skip to main content.

Uncovered California: What's Next for Millions of Uninsured?

About this series

This project results from an innovative reporting venture – the USC Center for Health Journalism News Collaborative – which involves print and broadcast outlets across California, all reporting together on the state’s uninsured. Outlets include newspapers from the McClatchy Corp., Gannett Co., Southern California News Group, and La Opinion, as well as broadcasters at Univision and Capital Public Radio. 

Latest Collaborative Stories

Street venders sell hormones, muscle creams and other remedies at an informal medicine market in the MacArthur Park area of Los

Black market drugs offer risky relief for uninsured, low-income Californians

For the uninsured in Los Angeles, buying needed medication often means visiting informal street medicine markets like the one in the MacArthur Park area and taking a chance on their health.

More Stories

Undocumented & Uninsured

An undocumented Fresno woman who gave her name as "Raquel" walks outside her home.

Undocumented immigrants go without health care for fear of public charge proposal

The Trump administration’s proposal to broaden the definition of ‘public charge’; or a burden on U.S. taxpayers, has already stopped many immigrants from using public health services for fear that such use will block them from a green card.
  • Affordability
  • Access to Care
  • Expanding Coverage
  • Undocumented & Uninsured
  • Legislative Fixes