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1 in 3 Medi-Cal Enrollees Delay Care on Cost Concerns
Health Leaders Media

Medi-Cal, the largest Medicaid program in the nation with 7.5 million beneficiaries—and 10 million by 2014—may be a good program overall, but one in five patients don’t think it provides access to high quality medical care and another 10% aren’t sure.

Nearly half of Medi-Cal patients in fair or poor health (46%) say it is difficult to find a specialist for needed care, compared with 23% of patients in excellent health.