A story in California Healthline says enrollment in a not-for-profit insurer that covers San Bernardino and Riverside county’s low-income residents has more than doubled, from 500,000 in 2011 to 1 million today.
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Shana Alex Lavarreda, director of health insurance studies at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, describes a Sept. 27 presentation she gave at a community forum organized by the New America Foundation that brought bankers together with hospitals, advocates and community leaders to address health and wealth disparities among low-income residents in California.… [ Read full post ]
We know air pollution is a huge health problem, especially in Los Angeles, one of the smoggiest cities in the country. But how do we fight back?
Recently local groups in two of the worst-affected areas — Long Beach and Boyle Heights — decided to do something about it. … [ Read full post ]
ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH DISPARITIES FORUM IN L.A.: Join Community Health Councils, together with other health advocates and some of the state’s most well-regarded leaders in public health, on April 6 for an educational forum about