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Chance to take helpful steps on primary care
Sacramento Bee

How should California approach the coming wave of newly insured patients beginning Jan. 1? Anna Reisman, a Connecticut physician who teaches at the Yale School of Medicine, has the right idea: “It’s time to unlock the gates to the primary care club. There will be plenty of patients for everyone,” she wrote in a Thursday column for slate.com.

Handled properly, that doesn’t have to mean reducing standards or “dumbing down” medicine.

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