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Brown’s Call for Medi-Cal Expansion Leaves “Unanswered Questions” (Audio)
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While the Governor stated his commitment to Medi-Cal expansion, no decision has yet been made on how exactly to accomplish that goal. California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley says the budget lays out two options – expanding coverage through the state, or through the counties. DOOLEY: “The Governor’s budget sets up a framework for the conversations that we have to have. There are many unanswered questions that he identified about the expansion. But the budget calls for an expansion.”