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Rural Wash. clinics work to end doctor shortages

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SEATTLE (AP) — Hospitals and clinics in central Washington are trying to get out in front of expected doctor shortages when the national health care overhaul takes full effect next year. Washington officials expect more than 325,000 state residents to become eligible for health insurance after an expected expansion of Medicaid eligibility in the state. Thousands more are expected to buy health insurance through the state's new health insurance exchange, which opens in October.

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