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Shortage of doctors in the Valley anticipated
Fresno Bee

Shortages of doctors and other health professionals in the central San Joaquin Valley could grow worse as more people gain insurance coverage under federal health reform, a new study says. The Affordable Care Act is expected to add millions of new Medi-Cal patients statewide between 2014 and 2019, said researchers at the Center for Health Professions at the University of California at San Francisco.