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Health support for poor to take hit

'08 budget cuts care of chronic ills

By Alice Dembner
Globe Staff / June 19, 2007

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HOLYOKE -- A program that has improved the health of low-income patients with chronic illnesses faces deep funding cuts in the pending state budget, even though top state officials touted similar disease management strategies just a month ago as a crucial way to improve healthcare quality and cut costs. (Full article: 1011 words)

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