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Monterey County stymied by health exchange delays, official says
Monterey Herald

With less than two weeks to go before people can sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, Monterey County officials have no idea how it is going to go.

That is because the state’s efforts to prepare for implementation of the health reform law have lagged in public outreach, staff training, policy development and the automated systems essential to managing the workload, according to a report from county social services director Elliott Robinson to the Board of Supervisors.