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Guest commentary: Quality health-care coverage is available, but you must sign up
Contra Costa Times

As chair of the California State Assembly Health Committee, I believe that affordable, accessible and high-quality health care coverage is a right for everyone, not a privilege. Having true access to a doctor when you need one can improve, extend and even save one’s life.

California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act has brought us closer than ever to providing health care coverage to all over the past three years, but many of us still need to take the critical step and sign up for coverage through Covered California.