Report: 4M Calif. Residents Will Still Rely on Safety-Net Care in 2019

California Healthline Many of the approximately four million Californians who will remain uninsured by 2019 could have trouble accessing health care as funding for safety-net providers increasingly drops, according to an issue brief by the Greenlining Institute, the Sacramento Business Journal reports (Robertson, Sacramento Business…
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Residents With Limited English Proficiency Are Underrepresented in California’s Health Insurance Exchange

Becker’s Hospital Review by Ayla Ellison A recent study from the Greenlining Institute has found 90 percent of Covered California enrollees speak English as their primary language, despite over half of all Californians and 40 percent of those eligible for Covered California…
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Report: Limited-English Speakers Underrepresented in Exchange

California Healthline California residents with limited English proficiency are underrepresented in the state’s health insurance exchange, according to a recent report by the Greenlining Institute in Berkeley, the Sacramento Business Journal reports (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal, 6/26). Details of Report For the report, researchers examined:…
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Covered California Drops Ball With Non-English Speakers, Report Says

KPBS by Kenny Goldberg The report from the non-profit Greenlining Institute says Covered California deserves praise for enrolling 1.4 million people in new health coverage. But the Institute’s Jordan Medina said the exchange’s website was primarily designed for people who speak English or Spanish. “The other 11 most…
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