The South Central Family Health Center has served the Los Angeles community for 31 years.
One of the biggest changes under the Affordable Care Act soon will take effect: the nationwide Medicaid expansion.
In California, it means about 1 million more uninsured residents will be eligible for Medi-Cal starting next year. Outreach workers are already heading into communities with a high number of uninsured residents, including South LA.
KPCC's Jose Martinez says some of the challenges these workers are encountering sound very familiar.