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La Ley de Salud Asequible ha promovido el crecimiento de los centros orientados a atender las necesidades de salud de los menores más desfavorecidos.
The Affordable Care Act has helped fuel growth in centers that cater to the health needs of disadvantaged children.
While efforts to expand dental insurance rarely receive the same level of attention in the state as battles over universal medical care, the health implications are significant, experts say.
Transcurrieron cuatro años desde que el liderazgo del Condado Fresno asignara casi 6,000,000 dólares para cubrir las necesidades de salud de los residentes más pobres, sin embargo, solo se ha gastado una fracción del dinero recibido.
Many California entrepreneurs struggle to pay for insurance. But they could get a boost under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s latest proposals.
Four years after Fresno County leaders earmarked nearly $6 million to meet the health care needs of poor residents, only a fraction of the money has been spent.
The Trump administration's immigration crackdown stops many immigrants from using public health services for fear they'll be declared a "public charge."
las medidas migratorias de Trump administración han logrado que muchos inmigrantes no usen los servicios de salud pública por temor a ser declarados una "carga pública" - ¿cómo afectará la propuesta del Gobernador Newsom de ampliar la cobertura de salud a más personas indocumentadas? 

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Beginning in 2014, businesses with more than 50 workers will have to provide health insurance or... more »
posted 10/18/10

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Some local entrepreneurs have been stunned because they failed to meet all the rules for the small-business tax credits in last year's highly vaunted federal health care law to help cover their health care costs.

Despite their disappointment, they're hopeful that another part of the law, which kicks in three years from now, is well worth waiting for.

Journalist Yesenia Amaro examines how some small businesses will cope with health reform as their health costs for workers continue to soar.

Janna Rodriguez, one of the owners of J&R Tacos in Merced, wants to learn more about the specific provisions in the federal health care law designed to help small businesses such as hers. Her restaurant, which opened almost five years ago, employs eight part-time employees — and none of them receive health care benefits.

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Uncovered California: What's Next for Millions of Uninsured?: California school-based health centers bridge gap to uninsured children 
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