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Blue Shield foundation to fund health care expansion
Sacramento Bee

The Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today that it is awarding $1.9 million to help 12 counties plan for expansion of health care coverage in advance of federally approved changes taking effect in 2014.

The grants include $225,000 for Sacramento County. Other counties receiving grants are Yolo, Placer, Alameda, San Francisco, Fresno, Merced, Riverside, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz.