Houston's Health Clinics Struggle To Meet Demand A new study documents the increasing crush of patients turning to public clinics in the Houston area. Officials there are worried because they expect even more people to seek care when the Affordable Care Act, the federal health law, takes effect in a little over two years.
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Houston's Health Clinics Struggle To Meet Demand

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Houston's Health Clinics Struggle To Meet Demand

Houston's Health Clinics Struggle To Meet Demand

Houston's Health Clinics Struggle To Meet Demand

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A new study documents the increasing crush of patients turning to free public clinics in the Houston area. Officials there are worried because they expect even more people to seek care when the Affordable Care Act, the federal health law, takes effect in a little over two years.

This story is part of a reporting partnership that includes KUHF, NPR and Kaiser Health News.