Tag Archives: Health Insurance

Covered California Identifies Uninsured Hotspots

By Kenny Goldberg Covered California has identified hot spots where relatively large numbers of uninsured residents live. The exchange has designated six such hot spots in San Diego County, where it plans to concentrate its enrollment efforts. The six areas … Continue reading

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Second Opinion: Does Mom Qualify For Obamacare With A Green Card?

Paula Miranda asks whether her mom, who is from the Philippines but resides legally in the United States, will benefit from the Affordable Care Act. | Video Credit: John Rosman, KPBS By Megan Burks The most recent poll from the … Continue reading

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Health Exchange Announces Benefit Plan Choices

By Kenny Goldberg Californians can now get an estimate of what health insurance might cost next year when the affordable care act fully kicks in. The Covered California website offers a wealth of information. The website spells out the copays … Continue reading

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Antibiotics Without a Prescription Still Common in Tijuana

Sue Eriksen buys antibiotics without a prescription in Mexico. She’s prone to bronchitis during the winter and doesn’t have health insurance. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Antibiotics Without a Prescription Still Common in Tijuana, Aired on KPBS … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: With Poverty Rates Up, San Diegans Consider Future

By Megan Burks What Do You Envision for San Diego? Our Greater San Diego Vision has been ramping up efforts to get San Diegans talking about their collective future. What do we want to see here in 50 years? The … Continue reading

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Field Guide: Will Health Reform Fill Insurance Gap in City Heights?

By Megan Burks [Editor’s Note: Field Guide is a weekly email bringing you the news, explainers and action items needed to navigate your changing community. Click here to subscribe.] FIELD GUIDE TOOLBOX Key Provisions of Affordable Care Act Medi-Cal expansion: … Continue reading

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Survey Reveals Health Insurance Gap

Aiden Aguilan, 21 months, is held by his father while Wendy Ajedo administers a shot at the Mid-City Community Clinic’s pediatric center in City Heights. | Photo Credit: Meg Roussos  By Nathan Max   Jean Tijerina’s son may not brush … Continue reading

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