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Monday April 21st 2014



Latino Enrollment Low So Far in Covered California

latinenrollmentLatino lawmakers and health leaders in California are sounding alarms about the state insurance marketplace’s tactics for enrolling Spanish speakers and are urging changes after the recent announcement that fewer than 1,000 had signed up in the health law’s first month. “This is completely unacceptable,” said state Sen. Norma Torres, a Democrat who represents parts of San Bernardino and eastern Los Angeles counties. “Obviously, their plan for reaching this demographic is not working. They should re-evaluate and come up with a new strategy,” according to a recent report in the Miami Herald.