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California Hospital Association sues to stop Medi-Cal cuts
Sacramento Business Journal

Declaring that reduced Medi-Cal payments to skilled nursing units inside hospitals will have “an unprecedented” adverse impact on California hospitals and the Medi-Cal program as whole, the California Hospital Association filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop them. The cuts were approved by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last week and are expected to take effect in the next month or two. Medicaid is called Medi-Cal in California.