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Doctor Worries State Cuts Will Cost OB Care In Childress

Texas state budget cuts could affect how rural areas receive medical care.  Proposed rollbacks to medicaid funding could mean reduced access to those who live in the country.  One doctor out of Childress says the cuts could close the obstetrical unit at the Childress Regional Medical Center, the only hospital within 100 miles of the city that delivers babies.
     We'll continue to follow the state budget cuts and let you know what changes lawmakers make.

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