August 23, 2012
Unhealthy Numbers: Natividad already spends $11 million a year to provide care for about 12,000 uninsured patients, like Mario Torres (above), under the Medically Indigent Adult program. County Health Director Ray Bullick sees value in providing temporary coverage: “We’ll take patients that currently provide no revenue and get some money back from federal matching funds.”
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Democrats deployed simple arithmetic to maneuver healthcare reform through Washington: More preventive care up front equals lower total healthcare costs down the road. But as Monterey County officials crunch the numbers, they’re looking at big ...