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Hospital officials keep close eye on GAMC

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WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital officials are keeping a close eye on legislative action that could decide the fate of General Assistance Medical Care and those patients who are covered by the program.

The Minnesota Senate voted Thursday to override Gov. Tim Pawlenty's veto to restore the publicly funded health care program for low-income single adults. A vote in the House could come as early as today.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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