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Better care for poor on local horizon
Merced Sun-Star

Get ready for some of the biggest health care news for Merced County in years. Low-income, uninsured adults in Merced County stand to benefit from the $10 billion California will receive over the next five years under the state’s “Bridge to Reform” Medi-Cal waiver. Earlier this week, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the federal approval of the waiver, which will help the state prepare for and implement the federal health care reform rules that go into effect in 2014.