Brittny Mejia

2020 campaign reporter, LA Times

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Three months is the average wait time for LA County DHS patients who needed to see a specialist, according to a Los Angeles Times investigation.

Many patients had to often wait months for speciality care in LA County, investigation finds

Three months is the average wait time for LA County DHS patients who needed to see a specialist, according to a Los Angeles Times investigation.

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