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Local help to sign up for health insurance under Affordable Care Act

Millions have reportedly tried to sign up for health insurance under the new Affordable Care Act, but major computer problems have prevented sign-ups. While computer experts from all over the country work on the problems, there is help locally in Inyo and Mono. Social Services and Health Departments do have people ready to help citizens […]

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Free nicotine patches for Medi-Cal members

(PRESS RELEASE – MONO COUNTY HEALTH, NANCY MAHANNAH) Inyo and Mono Medi-Cal Members Eligible for Free Nicotine Patches Starting September 30, Medi-Cal members who call the California Smokers’ Helpline at 1-800-NO-BUTTS can receive a free, four-week supply of nicotine patches delivered directly to their home. Callers must be 18 or older, have a valid Medi-Cal […]

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Administrator goes to Sacramento to fight for Southern Inyo Hospital

On Friday, Southern Inyo Hospital Administrator Lee Barron reportedly headed to Sacramento to join other hospital officials to try to change Assembly Bill 97 which cuts Medi-Cal reimbursements. For Southern Inyo Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility, the bill would make a 46% cut, and Lone Pine officials say the cuts could lead to closure of the […]

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