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Viewpoints: Health care system must change now
Sacramento Bee

Two weeks after announcing his support for implementing health care reform in California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed more cuts in health care services to close a $19 billion budget gap.

While his first announcement put the state on the road to providing health care coverage to millions of uninsured Californians, his second announcement in last month’s “May revise” revealed a paradox: These newly insured Californians will be seeking care from a health care system that we increasingly cannot afford.