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Cansada por el peso de la edad, y con un deterioro progresivo de su cuerpo debido a la diabetes, Juana está pendiente de las noticias, desde que supo que hay una propuesta de ley en California para brindar seguro médico a las personas que, como ella, no tienen documentos.

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Exhausted from the burden of her age and diabetes, Juana now pays more attention to the news. She recently learned of a California proposal to offer health insurance to people who are undocumented.

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Una mujer decidió por su cuenta convertir su casa en centro de inscripción. Invitó a sus familiares y vecinos, en su mayoría desasegurados, que estaban indecisos sobre si inscribirse o pagar la multa. ¿Podría ser un modelo a replicar para inscribir a más latinos?

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A Mexican-American woman decided to convert her house into a health insurance registration center. She invited her family and neighbors, most of them uninsured. Could this be a model strategy to sign up more Latinos?

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As the March 15 deadline approaches to buy a 2014 health plan at the state exchange, Santa Cruz County residents are on their own to figure out which doctors are in the three Covered California plans available to them.

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The Affordable Care Act promises to expand health coverage to millions of Americans who would otherwise go without. Excluded are people living in the U.S. illegally who are barred from signing up and who won't be penalized for not carrying insurance.

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Insurance agents believe they were an afterthought for Covered California, which from the get-go, placed the emphasis on training county health care workers and counselors at nonprofits to help people find the right coverage for them.

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The fellowship project is looking at outreach to, and enrollment of, limited English speakers in Covered California, our state's version of the Affordable Care Act.

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S.F. health officials say their focus is now on retaining and attracting new Medi-Cal patients. The challenge gives fresh urgency to efforts to improve customer service, lower appointment wait times and boost efficiency.

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Reporting on Health will cover the momentous effort to broaden health insurance access. Our focus will be on California, a bellwether state widely viewed as a proving ground for Obamacare. Read more about our new “Remaking Health Care: the Affordable Care Blog.”

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