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Medi-Cal seen as relief for some, confusing burden for others
Los Angeles Times

Business owner Lori Golden wasn’t looking for charity. But the 62-year-old Northridge resident said that’s what it felt like when she tried to buy an Obamacare health insurance policy through the Covered California exchange — and instead learned that her income was so low it qualified her to receive benefits through California’s healthcare program for the poor. “I’m upset. I sort of feel like I’m being forced to go into Medi-Cal,” Golden said.