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Funds for county health plan extended
Ventura County Star

Federal funding for a Ventura County program that has delivered health coverage to more than 15,000 uninsured people over three years has been temporarily extended as state and federal officials try to finalize negotiations for a new funding pact.

The Access Coverage Enrollment program, called ACE, has received as much as $10 million a year through a waiver agreement between the state and the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.