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While many uninsured individuals are low-income residents, upper-middle-income Californians also struggle to afford high-priced private health care coverage.
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How two reporters used data to explore how California's ambitious health care initiatives could shape the lives of working residents already strained by the state's high cost of living.
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While comprehensive care is elusive for the undocumented in all California counties, where a person lives can make all the difference in whether care is available outside of ERs.
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April Xu wrote this story while participating in the 2018 National Data Fellowship.
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You don't see many stories about people stuck in the "family glitch" or who have fallen in the "coverage gap." But millions remain left out of the ACA's thwarted dream of universal coverage — and their stories matter.
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A regional outlet and a national broadcast tell the stories of those kicked off Medicaid in Arkansas due to new work rules with two incisive reports, published the same day.
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The election breakthroughs in states such as Nebraska, Utah and Idaho suggest the national conversation on universal coverage is changing.
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In underserved areas such as California's San Joaquin County, access to care can be difficult at best.
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While California has readily embraced the Affordable Care Act, thousands of uninsured or underinsured still turn out for a mega free clinic in Los Angeles every year. Here are a few of their stories.
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One solution to allay the high numbers may be a pilot project the Los Angeles County Fire Department is trying out: a “health care on wheels.”

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