Language, Knowledge Are Barriers For Immigrants Seeking Insurance In California

Kaiser Health News staff writer Anna Gorman reports: "Carrying Spanish-language brochures, outreach worker Sandra Pena walked around a crowded health clinic here early Tuesday morning. 'Have you heard of the program Obamacare?” Pena asked a group of patients. A few nodded. Others stared blankly. As enrollment began around the nation, the scene at this Wesley Health Center underscored one of the major challenges facing officials – overcoming the lack of awareness'" (Gorman, 10/1). Read the story.

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