San Francisco Tests Health Care System San Francisco began testing its citywide health care system at two clinics this week, and people have lined up in droves to receive care. The program is to be expanded in the coming months.
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San Francisco began testing its citywide health care system at two clinics this week.

Within 18 months, the program will be expanded to cover more than 80,000 San Francisco residents who have no health insurance.

Christina Ng is with the North East Medical Services (NEMS) clinic, which provides culturally-sensitive health care services in several Asian languages and dialects. She says medically underserved people have lined up to receive care at the Chinatown clinic.

She talks to Alex Cohen about what the clinic is doing, and why it is proving so popular.

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