Peter Lee, second left, the executive director of Covered California, poses with enrollees in the state-run health insurance exchange in Los Angeles, Nov. 14, 2014. California ranked among states recording the biggest drop – 4.7 percent – in uninsured residents from 2013 to 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.
Peter Lee, second left, the executive director of Covered California, poses with enrollees in the state-run health insurance exchange in Los Angeles, Nov. 14, 2014. California ranked among states recording the biggest drop – 4.7 percent – in uninsured residents from 2013 to 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. MONICA ALMEIDA The New York Times
Peter Lee, second left, the executive director of Covered California, poses with enrollees in the state-run health insurance exchange in Los Angeles, Nov. 14, 2014. California ranked among states recording the biggest drop – 4.7 percent – in uninsured residents from 2013 to 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. MONICA ALMEIDA The New York Times
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