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Health reform could bring a crowd, some leaders say
North County Times

With health reform now a certainty, some local health care leaders are bracing for a surge in waiting-room complaints as thousands of newly insured patients start showing up for medical care.

The Affordable Care Act mandates increased health coverage for the uninsured. In California, that means expanding the state’s Medi-Cal program and offering subsidized insurance plans on a newly created state-run exchange.