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Health care law’s ground game: Armies of paid workers, volunteers fan out throughout state
The Mercury News

When she answered her front door the other day, East Oakland resident Cynthia Williams, who’s been unemployed and without medical insurance for nine years, was greeted by a bubbly 25-year-old woman wondering if she’d heard about the new health care law.

Williams said she had, but didn’t know how it would affect her. So outreach worker Dominique Gipson asked her a few more questions and quickly determined that Williams now qualifies for free health coverage.