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Visalia and Tulare hospitals retool for health reform
Modesto Bee

With the Affordable Care Act arriving on Jan. 1, three local health care organizations are beginning to prepare for the changes that will be brought on by the 2,409-page document.

The act, also known as Obamacare, was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010, with the goal of bringing health care coverage to the uninsured. That could mean nearly 2 million more people that will enroll in Medi-Cal, the state’s publicly funded Medicaid program for low-income residents.