NewsLongBeach: The Affordable Care Act

Oct. 25, 2013 / By

The Affordable Care Act was designed to provide access to affordable health care to millions of Americans who lack it now. In Long Beach, the number of uninsured may be close to 100,000 people. The City of Long Beach’s Health Department is working with state and community partners to sign up as many people as possible for health insurance.

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Ben Novotny

Ben Novotny is an alumnus of California State University, Long Beach where he majored in Journalism and minored in American Studies. At CSULB Ben was a staff writer for The Union Weekly, the student-run campus newspaper and was actively involved with the school's TV production studio. Ben was a Contributing Writer for The Long Beach Post and the Long Beach Business Journal and has been a Youth Reporter at VoiceWaves for four years.