Rebekah Gordon

Will California take the plunge on health care?

By: - November 19, 2007

Dr. Edward Newton doesn’t bother wondering whether his patients in the emergency room at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center have health insurance. He just assumes they all don’t. About 90 percent of the 400 patients who come through the emergency-room doors here each day are uninsured, according to Newton. Many come with inflamed chronic conditions […]