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Latino participation in Covered California lags; local agencies boost outreach
Monterey County Weekly

Magnolia Zarraga hadn’t had health coverage since graduating from Alisal High School in 1996. Between the lapse in coverage and her pre-existing conditions, she was quoted $900 per month for private insurance. “That wasn’t doable,” she says. Last month, she enrolled in a subsidized “silver” plan for $230 per month through Covered California, the state’s health-care marketplace under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA).