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Health care reform’s turf war
San Francisco Chronicle

It takes about 12 years to educate and train a doctor. With the influx of millions of newly insured patients created by the federal health law, the Affordable Care Act, it’s clear we’re going to need more doctors to treat those patients. But we don’t have 12 years. We don’t even have a year. The main provisions that expand coverage to more people go into effect Jan. 1, 2014.