Sarah Varney

Health Reporter, KQED's 'California Report'

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Health reporter for the California Report, produced at KQED in San Francisco

Sarah Varney on KCRW

Two bills on Governor Schwarzenegger's desk would make California the first state to establish an insurance exchange under President Obama's healthcare reform.

Health Insurance Exchange in California

Two bills on Governor Schwarzenegger's desk would make California the first state to establish an insurance exchange under President Obama's healthcare reform.

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