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This man was mistakenly moved into Medi-Cal. Were you?

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In January, California's health exchange reported that 85,000 people who tried to re-enroll in health insurance plans through the state exchange were deemed eligible for Medi-Cal, but as it turns out there are some people who don't really belong there.

Southern California Public Radio's Rebecca Plevin writes our Impatient blog, which helps our audience navigate the health care system. She joins Alex Cohen to talk about one man who was transferred from Covered California to Medi-Cal, even though he shouldn't have been. She describes the sort of bureaucratic purgatory he was stuck in, until he contacted KPCC.

Every week we have Rebecca on to talk about consumer focused health care. If you have any questions, shoot her an e-mail at