Posts Tagged as "affordable care act"

Growing Up in a Health Desert

November 26, 2015 /

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act and laws like SB4, which gives undocumented youth in California access to health care through Medical, more Latinos and residents of the Eastern Coachella Valley have gotten insured. But it’s not just about access. Yes, residents here need more and better quality care, but they also need it from doctors who are bilingual and can easily communicate with families so they don’t have to fear their doctor’s visits.

Obamacare: What Does It Really Mean?

October 3, 2013 /

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, can offer healthcare benefits for people who previously couldn't afford it. It will take time for Obamacare to be fully implemented and even longer to see if it had a positive impact for the people in Merced and our nation as a whole. Only time can truly tell if the future of our health care system is bright.