When Lupe Yarrita was diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol, she would have been in a precarious position: she made too much money to enroll in Medi-Cal, yet too little to afford insurance. Fortunately, she was able to enroll in a low-income protection plan (LIPP), created as a result of the Affordable Care Act, which pays for her doctors’ appointments and medication.
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