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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.

09/04/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Given Green Light To Run Own Health Insurance Market

The federal government has approved California’s plan to run its own health insurance market, a milestone in the state’s effort to meet the national health care reform law.

01/03/2013

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KCBS In Depth: Push For States To Opt In On Affordable Care Act

Now that the Affordable Care Act has been ruled on by the highest court in the land, participation in the health insurance program is the next hurdle for proponents. And, it stands to reason that the medical community will have a lot to say to state officials across the nation who are thinking of “opting out.”

07/02/2012

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Calif. Likely Among First States With Health Insurance Exchange

After Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, several million Californians could be among the first in the nation to qualify for government subsidized insurance because of state efforts.

06/29/2012

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California Cuts Discount Car Insurance Program Price

A little known state program that offers low cost car insurance to low-income California drivers just got cheaper.

06/14/2012

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

East Bay Mayors Press Governor To Save Doctors Medical Center

Political pressure is mounting on Governor Jerry Brown to sign a bill authored by State Sen. Loni Hancock that would benefit the cash-strapped Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo.

09/24/2011

Doctors and patients at a free medical health care clinic (photo by Nick Ut/Associated Press)

Thousands Line Up In Oakland For Free Health Clinic

Thousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/12/2011

A volunteer dentist with RAM examines a patient. (www.ramusa.org)

Thousands Expected For Free Health Care Event In Oakland

Services expected to be performed during the weekend event included dental cleanings, filling and extractions, eye exams and preparation and delivery of glasses, breast exams and diabetes screenings.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/08/2011

Doctor and patient at a La Clinica site (www.laclinica.org)

Alameda County Reaches Out To Kids Without Health Insurance

Alameda County officials are working to get more of the more than 10,000 uninsured children in the county health coverage.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/16/2011

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