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South LA clinic 'a microcosm' of nation's anxieties

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| A group of Muslim-American doctors started the UMMA clinic. Staff say many patients are worried about losing their access to health care and possible deportation.

LA County moves to play role in protecting CA's Obamacare gains

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The head of the county Department of Health Services says California could create its own individual insurance mandate if Congress eliminates the federal one.

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LA, state politicians mull responses to Obamacare repeal

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State lawmakers are preparing "legislative vehicles," and two L.A. County supervisors want staff to prepare options for maintaining gains in case of repeal.

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High stakes for CA's smallest businesses with Obamacare repeal

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Some businesses welcome a rollback of the law, but entrepreneurs who buy insurance on their own through Covered California have the most to lose under a repeal.

Covered California extends deadline amid ACA uncertainty

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The President's and GOP Congressional leaders' vow to overhaul the Affordable Care Act shouldn't affect consumers' 2017 health insurance coverage, experts say.

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Uncertain future for Medi-Cal coverage of kids in US illegally

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Experts predict unauthorized immigrant kids could be among the first to lose health coverage if the Trump administration carries out its promise to repeal Obamacare.

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Foul-up means thousands surprised by higher health bills

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Covered California sent insurers incorrect subsidy information for about 25,000 policyholders. As insurers correct the error, people are seeing higher premium bills.

Planned Parenthood California braces for loss of federal funding

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The group's California branch projects it would lose about 80 percent of its annual budget. Patients might need to seek care at other clinics, which are already struggling to meet demand.

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