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New Health Program for Poor Residents With Disabilities and the Elderly Could Hurt Access, Advocates Say
California Health Report

Michael Williams, who has cerebral palsy, has seen the same network of doctors for decades under two government health plans. But on May 1, California began an initiative that will change the way he and 460,000 other low-income patients get care.

Advocates, doctors and patients, including Williams, have concerns about the continuation of health care under the plan, which affects the elderly and those who have disabilities.