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State Awaits CMS OK for Hospital Fee Designed To Bring in Medi-Cal Funds
California Healthline

Last week, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) signed a bill (AB 1653), by Assembly member Dave Jones (D-Sacramento), that will create a framework for a hospital fee that could draw down an estimated $2.6 billion in federal matching funds for Medi-Cal, the Sacramento Business Journal reports. Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program.