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CA Won’t Keep up With Everyone Eligible for Health Insurance, Says Senator

Can our medical system keep up with the five million additional Californians eligible and required to buy health insurance next year? California State Senator Ed Hernandez says it won’t and is proposing nurse practitioners, optometrists and pharmacists should be able to diagnose, treat and manage some illnesses for the growing number of people eligible for health insurance through Obama’s Affordable Care Act.