Monthly Archives: November 2012

Managed Care: California’s Dual Eligibles & Medicare Deadline

Listen 29 min People receiving MediCal are currently required to use a managed care plan for health care.  Now, California is sending another large chunk of its poorest and most vulnerable citizens into the managed care system.  Those whose health … Continue reading

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Fat, Fit and Disabled

Listen  29 minutes Three women take a frank look at a fitness challenge geared towards fat people.  They talk about how weight interacts with their disabilities.  And how the judgment and disdain of society toward fat people gets in the … Continue reading

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Critiquing the Non-Profit Model

Listen  (28 min) [Link temporarily unavailable due to KPFA website upgrade April 2015] Waiting to be called for our appointment at our local disability non-profit, a few thoughts arose about this way of organizing our community.  Strangely, we began to … Continue reading

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