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Medi-Cal’s expansion hits a snag
Sacramento Bee

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether residents of states that refused to implement Obamacare are entitled to federal insurance subsidies.

Whatever it decides, the court’s decree will not affect California because no state was more eager to embrace the iconic program.

Previously, California had one of the nation’s highest proportions of medically uninsured residents, with an estimated 7 million Californians – the working poor, mostly – lacking coverage.