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New Rules Set Maximum Wait Times To See A Doctor
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California’s health care system is preparing for a major shakeup on January 17th. That’s when new regulations take effect that dictate maximum time a patient has to wait to get a doctor’s appointment.

The new rules are the first of their kind in the country.

They cover patients in HMOs, and those enrolled in PPOs with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

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