Uninsured Hopes
Poor Tulare County residents have much at stake with the rollout of Obamacare

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Home to the highest percentage of uninsured adults in the state, Tulare County, in California’s Central Valley, has much at stake in the rollout of Obamacare.  And success or failure in this poor rural county will provide a real measure of the Affordable Care Act’s ability to change the health prospects of hundreds of thousands of Central Valley residents.


High stakes for uninsured in Tulare County

Tulare -- This poor, rural county in the southern Central Valley made its name in agriculture by producing more milk than any other county in the nation. But for the men and women laboring in the dairies, fields and packing plants here, Tulare...


Jocelyn Wiener

Jocelyn Wiener is an Oakland-based writer for the Center for Health Reporting.

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