Kaiser Health News: A Test For The Health Law In Scandal-Plagued Cities Of Southeast Los Angeles

By Anna Gorman, KHN Staff Writer BELL, Calif. — The towns of Bell and Cudahy in southeast Los Angeles County are best known for corruption scandals that enraged and mobilized their residents. But to California health officials, the small, working class cities have a much more important distinction: They have the highest number of people that could … Continue reading

Kaiser Health News: Latino Enrollment Key To Success Of Health Law Marketplaces

By Jenny Gold KHN Staff Writer JUN 25, 2013 This KHN story was produced in collaboration with  Andrea Velandia, 29, is just the sort of person health law regulators are seeking to draw into the new online insurance marketplaces– young, healthy, uninsured and Latino. Promotora Elva Jaldin teaches Andrea Velandia, who holds her newborn son, about … Continue reading

KHN: Brill: Health Law Won’t Bring Prices Down For Patients

By Alvin Tran JUNE 18TH, 2013, 4:32 PM At a Capitol Hill hearing Tuesday, journalist Steven Brill, who examined the issue of the high cost of health care in a much quoted March 2013 Time magazine article, told Senate Finance Committee members that President Barack Obama’s health care law will do very little to lower prices for … Continue reading

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