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Achieving Equity by Building a Bridge from Eligible to Enrolled

UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

 



  • This joint publication with the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network finds that language barriers could deter more than 100,000 Californians from enrolling in the state’s Health Benefit Exchange. The study recommendations include investing in linguistically and culturally appropriate marketing and outreach as well as investing in primary care and workforce diversity in underserved areas, among other actions.

  • Press Coverage

    Lost in Translation
    East Bay Express | November 6, 2013

    How Might Immigration Reform Influence Health Care Reform?
    California Healthline, January 31, 2013

    Language May Affect Health Exchanges
    Pharmacy News Flash | May 1, 2012

    Study Looks at Language Barriers to Exchange Coverage>
    California Healthline | February 29, 2012

    Language will be barrier to health coverage, study says
    HealthyCal.org | February 29, 2012

    Language impairment could impact Health Benefit Exchange enrollment
    Examiner.com | February 29, 2012