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Medi-Cal recipients warned they could lose day healthcare benefit
Los Angeles Times

State healthcare officials are warning certain Medi-Cal recipients that they are in danger of losing their ability to attend adult day healthcare centers, where they receive nursing care, social services and meals.

To continue receiving the benefit, officially called Community-Based Adult Services, eligible Medi-Cal beneficiaries must be in managed care, according to state officials. Nevertheless, thousands of eligible patients have opted out of managed care, said Jane Ogle, a deputy director at the California Department of Health Care Services.