Take Two for November 6, 2013

How are Latinos faring with ACA open enrollment?

Medicaid Crisis

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Dr. Chris Taylor, left, examines the ear of Medi-Cal patient Richardo Alvarez, 5, at the Las Palmas Health Clinic in Sacramento, Calif.

If you go to the Health and Human Service's website there is a page dedicated to the Affordable Care Act and Latinos.

It states that for, "Latinos, like other racial and ethnic minorities, the law will address inequities and increase access to quality, affordable health coverage." More than 10 million uninsured Latinos is this country stand to benefit from the the ACA and could get access to healthcare next year, according to the HHS.

But what if they can't sign up?

There has been a huge push to educate Latinos about the ACA and get them to enroll all across the country, but with all the problems swirling around the government's healthcare website and just a general disappointment with the process among all Americans. 

Reports this week have suggested that enthusiasm among Latinos is dwindling.
 


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