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Report estimates dental, health effects of deep Medi-Cal cuts
Sacramento Bee - Susan Ferriss

Health care advocates estimate that California’s budget cuts have forced more than 450,000 Californians, including severely disabled people, to either pay for or go without dental care since July. A report released Thursday by Health Access California uses state statistics to estimate the impact of deep cuts to Medi-Cal enacted last year by the Legislature and by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.