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Area medical providers brace for health care reform
The Californian - Salinas

With a little more than six months before the most radical upheaval in health care since the advent of Medicare takes effect, Monterey County providers are scrambling to understand and prepare for California’s Jan. 1, 2014 implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

From local hospitals to physician groups, all acknowledge that there will be a tremendous amount of change in store when California’s new insurance exchange, called “Covered California,” goes live on New Year’s Day. But there remain many unanswered questions.