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Governor’s Deep Medi-Cal Cuts Hurt Vulnerable Patients, Compromise Access to Quality Care, and Undercut the Recovering Economy
Fort Mill Times

“Governor Jerry Brown’s inclusion of deep Medi-Cal cuts in his revised budget is an ill-timed move that will hurt the poorest and most vulnerable patients in California, compromise access to quality health care, and put the brakes on a recovering economy. “Economic conditions have shown encouraging signs of revival, with billions of dollars in new revenue.

The governor’s proposed cuts, totaling $1 billion to Medi-Cal providers, come at the worst possible time, when California is working to successfully implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA).