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Call for screening of healthcare enrollers meets resistance
Los Angeles Times

State officials say they need 20,000 people for the job of signing up millions of Californians for health insurance in the coming months, but a battle is brewing over whether these workers should undergo background checks and fingerprinting. At issue is the level of screening these “assisters” should receive before they handle confidential information about the people they are enrolling this year in the state’s new health insurance exchange, called Covered California.

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