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Medi-Cal application backlog is reduced, but challenges remain
Sacramento Business Journal

The backlog of Medi-Cal applications — which hit 900,000 in May — is down to about 172,000, state Medi-Cal chief Toby Douglas told a state Senate health committee Thursday. More than 2.7 million people have enrolled in the government health care program for the poor since October 2013, Douglas said, “but our implementation has not been without problems.”