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Targeting Heavy Users of Medi-Cal, Program Aims to Lower Costs, Increase Quality
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Bertha Swan is wrestling with a taped-up package she calls a “bubble pack,” containing dozens of packets of pills that are different shapes, sizes and colors. On the table is a plastic box with dividers to organize them.

“You just put the medicine in there, morning, noon, evening and night,” she says. For two years now Swan has been organizing these pills for her 70-year-old mother, whom she gives insulin shots and helps with home dialysis.