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Medi-Cal Cuts Will Squeeze Rural Care, Editorial Argues

The recently approved 10% cut to Medi-Cal payments for a number of health care providers "will deal a heavy blow not just to those who rely directly on Medi-Cal, but to the entire rural medical system," a Redding Record Searchlight editorial argues. "The Medi-Cal cuts will take a serious toll" on facilities in "outlying areas," the editorial states, adding that the reductions could lead "to the elimination of some entire medical services in remote communities."

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