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Medi-Cal cuts could snip safety net for poor
Fresno Bee

California got federal permission last week to cut Medi-Cal payments, a decision that doctors and pharmacists say will make it harder for thousands of low-income residents in the central San Joaquin Valley to get care. The Obama administration’s decision to allow a 10% cut in reimbursements to doctors, pharmacists and hospitals could save the cash-strapped state millions.