Saturday, December 21, 2013

The Los Angeles Public Library's Health Matters Partnership

How Librarians Are Helping People Navigate the New Healthcare System. (Gizmodo, 12/20/2013)

Health Matters.  A new initiative by the Los Angeles Public Library is using that sense of confianza to help Angelenos learn about and and sign up for the new healthcare system. Health Matters is a partnership with the California Endowment that trains librarians in all 73 branches to provide enrollment assistance for Covered California, the state's insurance provider under the Affordable Care Act. In addition, the libraries are offering workshops and programs on health issues and preventive care.

Related post:
Wisconsin public libraries provide online access to Affordable Care Act information  (10/2/2013)

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