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Lack of doctors imperils reach of healthcare reform
Bakersfield Californian

One year from now, tens of thousands of uninsured Kern County residents will celebrate the bounty of health reform — they will finally have a chance at health insurance.

That’s when Medi-Cal, a publicly funded health program for low-income and disabled residents, will expand statewide, bringing the promise of coverage to perhaps 1 million more Californians.