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One-third in Tulare County use Medi-Cal
Visialia Times-Delta

Carmen Alambar, a 40-year-old who suffers from Hodgkins lymphoma and lives in Tulare County, said that if she wants her disease to be treated, she has to travel all over the state to get a doctor who takes her Medi-Cal insurance. According to local health care professionals, Alambar is not alone in her struggles with access to care.

More than one in three people in Tulare County is enrolled in the shared state and federal government health insurance program Medi-Cal.