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Tough times ahead for Medicaid recipients
ABC News

Times are still tough as we know, and for some of the poorest among us, they are about to get even tougher. Billions of dollars in funding to the nation’s low-income health care program — Medicaid — runs out this week, which means millions of people in California are facing more hardship.

Leana Powell is one of the 7.6 million Californians who rely on Medicaid, also called Medical, for health care. The 27-year-old, full-time student and mother has dreams of becoming a nurse. If there are more cuts to the system, she fears the worst.