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The Marin (CA) Independent Journal (11/15) reported that Marin County, California officials “say the number of uninsured residents in the county is dwindling as the Affordable Care Act’s third open-enrollment season begins this month.” Since the ACA took effect in 2013, 16,774 Marin residents have purchased coverage through Covered California, and another 14,563 residents enrolled in Medi-Cal. Sparkie Spaeth, deputy director of the county’s Department of Health and Human Services, said, “Those are pretty high numbers for this county.”