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California’s Shameful Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates

The San Jose Mercury News excoriated California Governor Jerry Brown in anticipation of the failure of his revised budget plan to raise Medi-Cal reimbursement rates. The editorial noted that the Affordable Care Act halved the percentage of uninsured Californians (from 88 percent to 11 percent), but that miserly Medi-Cal reimbursement rates don’t help the 2.7 million new Medi-Cal patients. It called for the governor and legislature ...

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