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'Jindalcare' could be harsh

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Put aside the angst over Obamacare and focus for a few minutes on Louisiana’s all-new, slimmed down plan to take care of its own poor and uninsured. Yep, Jindalcare is upon us, and it’s likely to shutter services to people who need them the most.

The Jindal administration has imposed two-thirds of the recent round of federal Medicaid cuts on the LSU Health System, that network of public hospitals and clinics that takes care of the state’s most needy citizens, and also provides hard-to-get specialized care even to those who can pay.

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