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Underinsured and overstretched
New Times - Jeremy Thomas

Congress is close to voting on a bill that potentially would enable all Americans to afford health care: legislation that could have great repercussions in San Luis Obispo County, where many residents have no health insurance. According to the most recent figures from the U.S. Census’ Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, which were released in August and compiled from 2006 data, San Luis Obispo County has a high rate of uninsured residents: