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Money is very important for health care, but it can be complicated!

Health care can cost a lot. Some people have insurance. Some people have Medicare. Some have Medicaid. (In California, Medicaid is called "MediCal.") These pay for some things. People have to pay for other things themselves. There are times you can't get health care when you can't pay for it. It isn't fair, but it's true.