Obamacare Comes to Boyle Heights

This fall, millions of families will become eligible for free or low-cost healthcare through Obamacare. But LA residents are already starting to enroll, thanks to SEIU-UHW, We Care Enough to Act, and the Boyle Heights Healthcare Enrollment Campaign.

We’re holding twice-weekly enrollment events and knocking on doors throughout the region to bring coverage to the families who need it most!

To find out more about getting covered under Obamacare, call our hotline at 323-888-8113.

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The Diaz family (l to r: David, Ariana, Cristina, Miguel) signed up for healthcare under Obamacare’s Medi-Cal expansion.

“When someone in my family gets sick, we rush to Mexico to get treatment and medication because it’s too expensive here. But now that we qualify for healthcare, all of us signed up today and we’ll be able to get treatment here in our community.”
– Miguel Diaz

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Mirna (right) signs up for coverage with her mother and brother.

“I don’t want to worry about how my little brother will get care if he’s sick. So I brought my brother and my mom to sign up for healthcare today. It feels good to have people here to walk us through the whole process of getting covered.”
– Mirna Palacios

Boyle Heights Enrollment Event_Miguel Helguera_300w“Right now my insurance costs $2,100 per month—and that doesn’t even include copays and prescription costs. But last week my cousins got enrolled for affordable coverage here and told me about it, so now I’m signing up. I’m letting other people in my neighborhood know because everyone should have the care they need and can afford.”
– Miguel Helguera

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