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posted 02/10/2015

I was nervous about the final story in my series from the start, since I'd need to feature someone who fell into the large group of “other” uninsured. Finding such a source would take me down a lot of dead ends before I finally got a solid lead and, ultimately, an amazing source.

posted 02/17/2014

When the ACA is fully implemented in 2019, as many as four million people in California may remain uninsured, and these Californians are more likely to be undocumented, Latino, poor, or some combination of the above.

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I was nervous about the final story in my series from the start, since I'd need to feature... more »
posted 02/10/15
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posted 02/17/14

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Millions of Californians still don't have health insurance. Undocumented people don't qualify for Obamacare benefits, and many others still find coverage too expensive. Leaburn Alexander, a 53-year-old night janitor at a hotel near San Francisco International Airport, is among the latter.

Undocumented immigrants in California are expected to remain uninsured, regardless of the health care reform. Lawmakers seek solutions to close the gap. 

Despite the Affordable Care Act, there are still millions of Californians without health insurance. Undocumented immigrants don’t qualify for Obamacare benefits, while many others find coverage still too expensive or face other obstacles in enrolling.