Enrollment in the Affordable Care Act begins Oct. 1 and public health officials are gearing up to launch education and enrollment efforts. Because of their large population numbers, relatively younger ages and rates of being uninsured, Latinos are some of the new law’s more sought-after constituents.
“(Latinos) may well be crucial for its success,” said David Hayes-Bautista, director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture at the School of Medicine at University California, Los Angeles.
- Learning and Living the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in Real Time (usciencesblogs.typepad.com)
- Even in a U.S. government shutdown, Obamacare exchanges could function (reuters.com)
- Historically Black Colleges turn to Latinos to boost enrollment (nbclatino.com)