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Health center key to meeting Medi-Cal crunch
San Diego Union-Tribune

The Linda Vista Health Care Center has nearly doubled its size, converting a blighted grocery store into a new annex that should accommodate 40,000 more patient visits per year.

While this addition is designed to serve a specific geographic slice of greater San Diego, it is also the latest example in the ongoing race to catch up with the region’s booming Medi-Cal population. Today there are 754,000 Medi-Cal enrollees in San Diego County, about 300,000 more than in 2013 — before Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion took effect.