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Governor’s budget revision gets mixed Medi-Cal reviews
Sacramento Business Journal

Gov. Jerry Brown drew applause Tuesday from health care advocates and providers for his continued commitment to Medi-Cal expansion under federal health reform, but there was widespread disappointment that the governor did nothing in the May revision of the state budget to reverse Medi-Cal rate cuts in previous years. “The 37,000 members of the California Medical Association remain concerned about the continued effort to build reform on the broken backbone of Medi-Cal,” CMA president Paul Phinney from Sacramento said in a news release.