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What's driving some residents in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley to seek out health care in... more »
posted 03/03/16

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For some Californians living near the border, Mexico offers the promise of reliable health care at a cheaper price. Here's how one journalist reported the story, and the lessons he learned along the way.
Thousands of people in California's Coachella Valley head to Mexico every year for health care. Often they seek deals on prescription drugs or dental care. For others, Mexico offers easy access to primary care that is cheap and convenient.
For a growing number of Californians living near the border, Mexico offers what the United States does not: Reliable health care at an affordable price.