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Schwarzenegger signs Medi-Cal funding bill
Sacramento Business Journal

With the stoke of the governor’s pen, California hospitals took a giant step closer to receiving $2.6 billion in additional Medi-Cal funding before the end of the year.

Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 1653 Wednesday, a key piece of legislation that allows California hospitals to tax themselves to increase federal funding for health care services to the poor.