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Doctors, hospitals, unions push to stop Medi-Cal cuts
Sacramento Bee

Thousands of doctors, nurses, unionized health care workers and Medi-Cal patients flocked to the Capitol on Tuesday to protest possible cuts to the Medi-Cal program.

Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calls for a 10 percent reduction in payment to Medi-Cal providers, a move that opponents say would reduce the poorest patients’ access to health care. So far, Brown has shown no signs of backing down from the proposed cut.