NEWS: California’s soaring healthcare costs bode ill for the budget

Costs associated with Medi-Cal including the introduction of Obamacare, growing expenses for public retiree benefits and possible future inclusion of illegal immigrants in the program, could pose a serious challenge for the state budget, reports the Los Angeles Times.  The Governor has promised to keep a tight leash on spending, but Assembly Speaker Tori Atkins is urging $300 million in new spending to encourage more doctors to participate in the program.

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