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Medi-Cal Doctors Have Yet to See Pay Boost Required by Obamacare

March 31, 2014

Medi-Cal Doctors Have Yet to See Pay Boost Required by Obamacare

State, managed-care plans slow to distribute funds, hurting low-income residents 

By Hannah Guzik

Everyday George Ma waits for the money the state owes him.

The internist, who sees some of Los Angeles’ most destitute residents and receives meager reimbursement, was supposed to get a pay boost beginning in January 2013 as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Insurers continue to charge patients after out-of-pocket maximums reached, advocates say

March 27, 2014

Insurers continue to charge patients after out-of-pocket maximums reached, advocates say

By Claudia Boyd-Barrett

With three part-time jobs, a 14-month-old son with Down syndrome and two other children with autism, Lisa Carey has plenty to keep her busy.

So when the Los Angeles mother began receiving bills last year from her health insurance company asking her to pay more than she believed the policy called for, it was a hassle she could do without.

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