Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA Receives Major Covered California Grant to Ensure the Move to Universal Coverage Includes Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Covered California announced Friday, May 24 that it will partner with Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) — and dozens of other community-based organizations — to educate consumers about their health care options, offer in-person enrollment and renewal assistance and provide ongoing support with getting the best value from their health plan. The Navigator grants are part of Covered California’s ongoing commitment to work with trusted organizations throughout the state to help hard-to-reach groups understand this new era of health care.

Advancing Justice-LA Encourages Community to Enroll in Health Coverage Before January 15th Deadline

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) encourages community members to enroll into qualified health plans offered by Covered California, the state's marketplace for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). Unlike most other states, Californians have until January 15th to enroll, which means their coverage will begin on February 1st.

Advancing Justice-LA Strongly Urges the Community to Sign Up for Health Coverage

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) held a briefing today to highlight the opening of the sign-up period for Covered California, California’s marketplace for health coverage, and to encourage members in the community to sign up before the January 15, 2019 deadline.

Health Coverage Clinic

Health Coverage Clinic

  • Are you uninsured and need health or dental coverage?
  • Do you want to apply for Covered California or Medi-Cal?
  • Do you have questions about the ACA or Obamacare? 
  • Do you need help finding a doctor, dentist or clinic? 
  • Do you want to learn more about your health or dental coverage costs and benefits?

To answer these questions and more, meet with a Certified Enrollment Counselor for free!

Advancing Justice Urges Senate to Reject Tax Bill

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, is disappointed by the U.S. House of Representatives’ 227-205 vote to pass H.R.1, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”. This tax bill would massively cut programs like Medicaid and Medicare. As the bill moves to the Senate, whose own tax bill includes a repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congress would deal a devastating blow to health care for millions of Americans, particularly communities of color. 

Covered California Begins Open Enrollment For Health Coverage

LOS ANGELES - Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been under attack all year, it remains largely intact for 2018 and open enrollment for coverage under Covered California, the state’s marketplace for health coverage under the ACA, began on November 1, 2017.  Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) urges all eligible California residents to enroll or renew now.
 

Advancing Justice-LA Condemns the Passage of Amended American Health Care Act Through the U.S. House of Representatives

Advancing Justice-LA condemns the United States House of Representatives’ vote (217-213) to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The AHCA would take away access to affordable and quality health coverage for 24 million Americans by 2026 and will negatively impact hundreds of thousands Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders nationally who currently have health coverage.

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Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
हिंदी 855.971.2552

ត្រូវការជំនួយជាភាសាខ្មែរ:

800.867.3126
도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395

 

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.