“We are committed to trying to make sure [the rates] are as adequate as possible,” said Daniel Tsai, assistant secretary for the state’s Medicaid program.

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“We are committed to trying to make sure [the rates] are as adequate as possible,” said Daniel Tsai, assistant secretary for the state’s Medicaid program.

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Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.