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Private clinic, county tussle over Medi-Cal issues
Ventura County Star

Leaders of a private clinic network in a long-standing conflict with the Ventura County-run healthcare system claim the Medi-Cal system is being reshaped into a program that could divert patients and money for care to county healthcare sites over other clinics and hospitals.

The concerns are being sounded as a county-appointed commission holds closed-door discussions over hiring a CEO to administer state-mandated changes in Medi-Cal.