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Path2Health gives medical coverage to 30,000 Californians; more people qualify for no share of cost
Redding Record Searchlight

More Shasta County residents now qualify for medical coverage through a new state program that essentially gives them a two-year advance on federal health care reform.

The County Medical Services Program, a low-income health care coverage program largely meant for rural counties, won federal approval late last month to launch Path2Health, which will give health insurance to about 30,000 more Californians in 34 counties starting Jan. 1.