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California Health Director Apologizes for Lack of Oversight in Medi-Cal Program
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Recent media investigations by the Center for Investigative Reporting and CNN brought to light questionable billing practices of dozens of clinics in Medi-Cal’s drug rehabilitation program. They included stories of taxpayer funds being used for counseling sessions that never occurred, for people who, in some cases, were incarcerated or dead. So state lawmakers called for a hearing.