Friday, December 14, 2018

Governor Vetoes CalChamber-Opposed Bills Increasing Health Care Costs

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has vetoed two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed health care bills that would have increased health care premiums if signed...

Health Care Treatment Mandate Amended, Removed from Job Killer List

As a result of recent amendments, a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill has been removed from the job killer list. AB 2384 (Arambula; D-Kingsburg) was...

California Close to Having Health Care for All

In the debate on health care, the two words most confused or misunderstood are “universal” and “single-payer.” They often are used interchangeably, and even...

Dialysis Clinic Staffing Ratio Bill Stopped

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could have substantially increased health care costs, without offering significant improvements in health outcomes or patient access...

CalChamber Seeks to Prevent Increases in Employer Health Care Premiums

The California Chamber of Commerce has asked congressional leaders to repeal a tax on health insurers that drives up costs for responsible employers. In a...

Bill Could Increase Health Care Costs Without Improving Patient Care

The Assembly Appropriations Committee next week will consider a bill that could increase health care costs by setting dialysis clinic staffing ratios to the...

State-Run Health Care Bill Stalls in California Assembly

A costly job killer proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system in California has been put on hold in the California Assembly...

Paying for Single-Payer: Put Up or Move On

Since the best feature of the Healthy California Act is that all health care will be free, it seems churlish to suggest that someone...

Action Needed: Stop Costly, State-Run Health Care

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to speak out against a costly job killer proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer health care...

Government-Run Health Care Passes First Committee

The Senate Health Committee this week passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that seeks to establish a government-run, single-payer health care...