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Cuts, Policy Changes at Healthy Families Program
California Healthline

The most recent state budget proposal includes a variety of cost-saving measures in the Healthy Families program — reduced reimbursement rates, higher premium prices, higher copays and a transition of its 877,859 children into managed care plans by the end of June 2013. At yesterday’s monthly meeting of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, chief deputy director Terresa Krum broached the bad news.