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December 8, 2013 8:20 PM

Atwater dentists among those facing Medi-Cal cuts, but state officials propose exemptions

The future looks brighter for the Central California Dental Surgicenter in Atwater and other facilities that treat low-income children who have severe tooth decay. The California Department of Health Care Services has proposed to exempt most pediatric dental surgery centers from the 10 percent Medi-Cal reimbursement cuts approved by the Legislature more than two years ago.

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