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State’s community clinics have positive impact, face uncertain future
California Watch - Christina Jewett

A glimmer of positive health news came out in this month’s issue of the influential public health journal, Health Affairs. According to a new report, community health centers, which served 13 percent of the nation’s uninsured in 2006, are having a positive impact. The clinics are expected to “maintain their relevance” by serving as many as 20 million people who remain uninsured under the could-be reform, the report, summary said.