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Immigrants face hurdles with new care coverage

Network changes, delays vex clients

Amparo Villa, 51, of Lawrence takes 16 medications and now must travel to Methuen for doctor visits. Amparo Villa, 51, of Lawrence takes 16 medications and now must travel to Methuen for doctor visits. (Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff)
By Kay Lazar
Globe Staff / November 5, 2009

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The Patrick administration has trumpeted its salvaging of health insurance for 28,000 legal immigrants, but the company hired to cover this group has been late assigning doctors and sending enrollment information to many patients, health and immigrant advocates say. (Full article: 925 words)

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