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A quarter of Latinos lack health insurance, a year after Obamacare launched
Washington Post

In the waiting room at La Clinica del Pueblo, a community health center in Northwest Washington, signs in Spanish encourage patients to “Empower yourself!” and sign up for insurance coverage.

Adults slump in chairs, scribbling on application forms, texting friends, waiting. In a tiny office a few feet away, William Joachin, the center’s patient-access manager, confronts the frustrations of trying to navigate the federal health-care law for the thousands of immigrants who flood the clinic each year.