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“This is really an issue that you can explore in your state no matter what,” said WSJ health policy reporter Stephanie Armour.
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A Los Angeles County Fire Department pilot project is testing out a a mobile integrated health care unit. The goal is to see if a “healthcare on wheels” model can help alleviate crowded emergency departments
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Emergency departments at three hospitals stood out in all of California as the ones that were the most visited in 2016. They couldn’t be more different.
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ER visits grew an average of 4 percent every year from 2010 to 2016.
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The expansion of Medicaid has been key to getting more homeless people permanently housed in Los Angeles and beyond.
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After a near-fatal illness, columnist Trudy Lieberman returns with renewed conviction on how essential health coverage is for all Americans.
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What to do when history supersedes the thrust of your project?
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Critics fear a two-tier health system where the rich take priority over the rest. They argue concierge care will rob the system of needed physicians and hurt access to care for poorer patients.
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"Data is the backbone of good reporting, but people make the audience care," writes broadcast reporter Tracie Potts. Here's how she finds the people that make the story.
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2017 National Fellow Tracie Potts gives a behind-the-scenes look at the ever-changing nature of her Fellowship project chronicling health reform across the country.

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