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UCI, MemorialCare medical systems form partnership
Orange County Register

UC Irvine and MemorialCare Health System have formed a partnership to open new primary care offices in anticipation of an influx of patients insured because of the Affordable Care Act, hospital officials announced Wednesday. Terry Belmont, chief executive of UC Irvine Medical Center, said UCI will provide the doctors and contract MemorialCare for support staff and administration. The exact number of offices is yet to be determined but Belmont said at least two will open in Orange County next year.