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Community leaders, docs invited to town hall on health insurance exchange
Bakersfield Californian

Kern County residents can’t buy health insurance from the state’s benefits exchange until October, but representatives from California’s new marketplace will visit Bakersfield Friday to talk about the exchange and the Affordable Care Act. Friday’s event is targeted toward physicians and community leaders but open to anyone, according to staff for Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield. Salas is hosting the meeting. The town hall will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the East Bakersfield Veterans Hall, 2101 Ridge Road. Doors open at 4 p.m.