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Story of the Month

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    January Story of the Month

    Having Insurance Does Not Always Translate to Access to Care Randy, a single dad, recently and unexpectedly lost his job.  The instant decline in his income qualified he and his daughter for a different kind of insurance—Medi-Cal.  Young & Healthy assisted in signing them up for the Medi-Cal insurance.  A few months later, Randy returned […]

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    December Story of the Month

    The Ups & Downs of Income…and Care Sometimes our clients have fluctuating incomes, which means they have fluctuating access to healthcare. Sophia was disqualified from Medi-Cal because she made too much money.  The social worker from the hospital referred her to us for help in adjusting her insurance. We found that Sophia was eligible for […]

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    November Story of the Month

    Never Letting Go Until the Care is Complete  We are always happy when a child completes a full week of care at our Mobile Dental Clinic.  Sometimes follow up care is needed and this was the case for 14-year-old, Benton. Benton needed four root canals.  The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC offered to […]

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    October Story of the Month

    Heart & Soul   Can you imagine all the heartache and sadness that comes with being a young widower?  In spite of it all, taking care of his young daughter is a top priority for Dennis. He came to Young & Healthy for help with navigating the insurance system. The Young & Healthy team helped […]

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    September Story of the Month

    Helping Systems Work Better  Six-year-old Sam failed his hearing test at school. The school nurse quickly referred Sam to Young & Healthy. One of our wonderful ENT (Ears, Nose & Throat) volunteer physicians, Dr. Williams, recommended that Sam have his tonsils and adenoids removed and “tubes” inserted in both ears to promote fluid drainage. Because […]

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