California's Medi-Cal Program For Poor Grows To 12 Million

February 15, 2015 3:07 PM

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California expanded its Medicaid program for the poor under the federal health care overhaul and now covers 12 million people - nearly one in every three residents.

That's a surprisingly high number that has left the state struggling to make sure there are enough doctors to care for all of them.

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