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Sacramento’s threadbare medical network for poor getting thinner
Sacramento Bee

Getting primary medical care when you’re poor or uninsured is challenging everywhere. In some places in California, people can at least tap into extensive county services and flourishing networks of federally financed community clinics. But not in Sacramento County. Health care leaders here describe the county’s network of primary care for the poor and uninsured – including people who don’t get health insurance through their employers or can’t afford it on their own – as “fragmented,” “frayed” and two to three decades behind the times.