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L.A. County slashes doctors’ reimbursement rate
Los Angeles Times - Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Ron-Gong Lin II

Emergency room doctors and on-call specialists treating poor, uninsured patients at private hospitals in Los Angeles County saw their reimbursement rate slashed by county supervisors Tuesday. The rate cut could lead private hospitals to close emergency rooms and send more patients to crowded county hospitals, officials said.