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Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientist Linda Rasmussen is “extremely nervous” about President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal Obamacare. It’s kept her healthy since 2014, when she enrolled in a subsidized plan through Covered California, the health insurance marketplace the law enabled. If Republicans repeal it without an equivalent replacement, and without federal subsidies she now receives, she’ll be out of ... Read More »

How one community clinic struggles <br \>with Medi-Cal doctor shortage

How one community clinic struggles
with Medi-Cal doctor shortage

Nearly one million San Diego County residents — that’s nearly one in three — are on Medi-Cal, the federal/state health plan for low income people, so it’s important that there are enough doctors willing to accept them as patients. But a new survey says the county  has a shortage of both primary care doctors and, especially, specialists who are willing ... Read More »

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