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Agencies get ready for health care push
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Key state agencies earned a “B-minus” in a telephone survey designed to gauge how ready California government is to handle a surge of consumer questions as the nation embarks on its biggest change in health care since the inception of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. As the clock moves closer to 2014, when the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act kick in, it will be crucial for the state to provide effective help to consumers to help them navigate the system and make informed health care choices, said officials of the Sacramento-based Health Access Foundation.