Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 46th Congressional District
PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Barb Solish, 202-226-8373, Barb.Solish@mail.house.gov
REP. SANCHEZ CALLS ON COVERED CALIFORNIA TO RAMP UP HISPANIC OUTREACH
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) today sent a letter to Peter Lee, Executive Director of Covered California, calling on the health insurance exchange to increase Hispanic outreach efforts.
“Hispanics make up two-thirds of California’s uninsured population and yet less than five percent of Covered California enrollees are Hispanic,” said Rep Sanchez. “In order to carry out the true intent of the Affordable Care Act, Covered California must to better to fill this gap. I am encouraged by recent efforts, but there is much more that can and must be done.”
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