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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New Report: Covered California’s Big Enrollment Numbers Mask Problems

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Covered California, the state health insurance exchange created under the Affordable Care Act, deserves credit for strong enrollment numbers in its first year but must act to correct serious…
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Covered California’s First Year: Strong Enrollment Numbers Mask Serious Gaps

Covered California, the state health insurance exchange created under the Affordable Care Act, deserves credit for strong enrollment numbers in its first year, but Greenlining’s analysis finds serious deficiencies in its outreach and enrollment efforts. In particular, Covered California must…
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