Providing Health Insurance to IHSS Providers (Home Care Workers) in Los Angeles County

Publication Date: June 2000

Publisher: California HealthCare Foundation

Author(s): Michael R. Cousineau

Research Area: Health

Type: Report

Coverage: California


The California In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program provides personal care assistance to 230,000 elderly and disabled clients and employs more than 200,000 home care workers statewide -- 72,000 in Los Angeles County alone.