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Calif. Hospitals Mixed on Fee Aimed at Bringing in More Medi-Cal Payments
California Healthline

Hospitals and health officials are expecting mixed benefits from the implementation of a new hospital fee designed to draw down increased federal matching funds for Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, the Sacramento Business Journal reports.

Last fall, California lawmakers passed two bills (AB 1383 and AB 188) that would levy a fee on hospitals based on the volume of Medi-Cal patients they treat.