Author: Robert Fulton

Town Hall Audience Learns About ACA Options

Ben Hall, a self-employed musician and music teacher living in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, pays for his own health insurance — $185 a month to Anthem. He’s also one of the millions of Americans who recently received a letter in the mail from his insurance provider canceling his plan at the end of the year because it doesn’t meet the minimum requirements for coverage set forth by the Affordable Care Act.

Practices Serving Low-Income Areas Left Out of Reform

Dr. Lemmon McMillan has practiced medicine in South Los Angeles and the surrounding communities since 1976. During the last 37 years he’s seen thousands of patients, many reflecting the community at large: Minority, working class. Currently managing a small family practice, McMillan provides a health care service in an area of Los Angeles widely accepted as being underserved.

Dialing In to Health Insurance

With a health insurance marketplace, or exchange, open and ready for business in California, consumers now have access to a number of options when considering health care coverage — including the phone.

L.A. clinic expands services with ACA funding

When Ema Rowe found out that she was pregnant with her third child, her physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center referred the South Los Angeles resident to Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center. Rowe soon entered Eisner’s centering pregnancy program at the clinic’s main location in downtown Los Angeles. A nurse called her after noticing she had been a little depressed at a recent centering pregnancy class.

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