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Doctors worry they’ll lose money by joining local Medi-Cal program
Ventura County Star

If he signs on the dotted line, Dr. Robert Fostakowsky would be paid $8.38 a month per patient to care for sick children covered by Medi-Cal.

The amount, offered to primary care doctors by a reorganized government insurance system preparing to administer care to about 100,000 poor and disabled Ventura County residents, sticks in his craw.