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Why not expand Medi-Cal in California?
Los Angeles Times

California’s Democratic-controlled Legislature has been an enthusiastic supporter of the 2010 federal healthcare reform law, but it has yet to take advantage of one of the most important provisions: the opportunity to offer Medi-Cal, the state’s version of the Medicaid insurance program for the poor, to more Californians largely at the federal government’s expense. Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t committed mainly out of concern about the potential cost to the state.

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