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Kid’s health affected by Medi-Cal shift
Daily Democrat

Protecting the health of California’s children is an ongoing priority, even as we deal with state budget deficits and realignment of government spending. As a cost-saving measure, state policymakers are moving 875,000 children who were receiving health coverage through the California Healthy Families Program to the Medi-Cal program. We are concerned that the state has not done all the necessary planning to ensure children’s ongoing access to health care services.