The Department of Health and Human Services and others working to boost health insurance enrollment under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are undertaking a specific effort to target Latinos, who lack insurance at a rate higher than any other demographic group.

HHS, along with 15 non-profit partner groups, is nearing the end of its "Latino Week of Action," that seeks to raise awareness about health insurance enrollment in Hispanic communities across the country.

"With the help of our partners, we're going to push for a very strong finish," HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell told reporters, according to HealthDay.

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