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Latinos are focus of grass-roots outreach on Affordable Care Act
Los Angeles Times

Standing just inside a busy Baldwin Park supermarket that caters to Latinos, Moises Herreros smiles as he flags down shoppers. “Do you have insurance? Do you have any questions about Obamacare?”

Many stop to chat in Spanish. They’ve heard of the health law but don’t know how it works.

In a state where Latinos make up 60% of those without medical insurance, that lack of awareness is a pivotal challenge facing health officials charged with rapidly educating millions of residents and enrolling them in coverage.