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Obama administration OKs cuts to California doctors’ reimbursement
Sacramento Bee

The Obama administration approved significant Medi-Cal cuts Thursday that health care providers and patient advocates warn will reduce access for California’s most vulnerable residents.

The decision by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services allows California to cut reimbursement rates by 10 percent for doctors, pharmacists and others who serve the state’s 7.7 million Medi-Cal patients.