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California Health Care Coverage Act of 2016   

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(a) Commencing with the 2017-18 academic year, each campus of the California State University and the California Community Colleges shall offer every student information about insurance affordability programs, including how to apply for Medi-Cal and Covered California.

(b) To satisfy the requirements of subdivision (a), the campus may do either or both of the following:

(1) Develop an informational item or amend an existing enrollment form or Internet Web site to provide students information about insurance affordability programs, including how to apply for Medi-Cal and Covered California. A campus may use information provided in the standard template developed by the State Department of Education pursuant to Section 49452.9.

(2) Include a factsheet with its enrollment forms explaining basic information about insurance affordability programs, including how to apply for Medi-Cal and Covered California.

(c) A campus of the California State University or the California Community Colleges shall not discriminate against a student who does not have health coverage or use any information relating to a student's health care coverage or interest in learning about health care coverage in any manner that would bring harm to the student.

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 570, Sec. 2.)