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Is there a better way to treat seriously ill Californians?

Tenesha Depaz, 40, talks to her palliative care doctor, Collin Scibetta.
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Tenesha Depaz, 40, talks to her palliative care doctor, Collin Scibetta.

A new report shows about half of seriously ill Californians have access to palliative care. The number is an improvement over 4 years ago, but some doctors say the state could still do a better job of caring for these patients.