garyandpatientNew federal regulations requiring those now on Medicaid or applying for the program to show proof of citizenship could create bizarre scenarios that would be funny—if they weren’t threatening to the health care of thousands of people in Connecticut, including children and pregnant women. Gary Spinner, who is both chief operating officer of the Hill Health Center and a physician assistant at the clinic on Columbus Avenue (pictured here with a patient), is one of many health care providers trying to convince the feds to ease up.