February 16, 2014 12:00 AM

Washington should close the primary care funding gap

Thousands more Pierce County low-income families now have the security of health care coverage with the recent Medicaid expansion. But with more than 19,760 new adult Medicaid enrollees in the county so far, some families may find themselves facing another hurdle in getting the routine care they need – accessing a physician accepting new Medicaid patients.

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