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Doctors Ask Court To Review Medi-Cal Pay Cut

California doctors are asking a federal appeals court to review a decision that allows the state to cut the Medi-Cal payment rate by 10 percent. Up to 3 million more Californians could be eligible for Medi-Cal when health reform fully kicks in next year. Doctors complain the state is asking physicians to treat this influx of patients while it’s cutting their payment rate. La Mesa physician Ted Mazer said the state first proposed the 10 percent cut when its finances were in poor shape.