‘Bodega Clinicas’ Draw Interest of Health Officials – NYTimes.com

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

“The ‘bodega clinicas’ that line the bustling commercial streets of immigrant neighborhoods around Los Angeles are wedged between money order kiosks and pawnshops. These storefront offices, staffed with Spanish-speaking medical providers, treat ailments for cash: a doctor’s visit is $20 to $40; a cardiology exam is $120; and at one bustling clinic, a colonoscopy is […]