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Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients

Los Angeles Times, May 22, 2014
Just 2 in 5 Los Angeles community health clinics are ready for the impacts of Obamacare, a new study found. A May brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research examined approximately 40 clinics in the Los Angeles area to determine how prepared they were for an expected increase in new patients because of the Affordable Care Act, the national healthcare law that went into full effect this year. Historically used by low-income patients with few options, community health clinics have begun employing a variety of strategies to make themselves more attractive to patients with new insurance plans and choices.