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Local medical professionals chime in on historic bill’s implications
Oroville Mercury-Register

Reactions by local people in the medical field to passage of the health care reform bill ranged from fear to optimism Monday. Most said they were happy more Americans will have health coverage, but some worried about financial implications of the program. Wayne Ferch, chief executive officer of Feather River Hospital in Paradise, described what he called “a perfect storm” threatening hospitals in the north valley.