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Democrats divided on how much to expand MediCal under healthcare reform law
Southern California Public Radio

California’s plan to expand MediCal as part of federal healthcare reform is now being reconsidered as the state measures the financial burden that will ultimately come. Nearly eight million Californians use MediCal, the state’s healthcare program for low income residents. When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, state officials committed to expanding the program — espcially since the federal government agreed to pick up most of the tab.