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Summary: COVERED CALIFORNIA. The Affordable Care Act aims to provide health insurance to millions of uninsured people in 2014. California became the first state to create the health benefit exchange, named Covered California. The program is now giving a sneak preview of its benefits. It’s designed to allow people to purchase competitive health plans using federal tax subsidies and credits. This edition takes a look at California’s health exchange plan, as well as the new health care options available and the changes to private health insurance and Medicaid service. Guests: Dr. Pablo Rodríguez, Director, Women’s Care, Pawtucket, RI, www.women-care.com ; Lizelda López, Spokesperson, Covered California, Sacramento, CA, www.coveredca.com