CHA News Article

Hospitals Encouraged to Attend June 2 Rally at State Capitol

On June 2 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., a broad-based coalition of Medi-Cal providers will rally at the State Capitol to urge lawmakers to eliminate the AB 97 (2011) Medi-Cal rate cuts and increase Medi-Cal payments to health care providers and health plans during the upcoming state budget negotiations. Hosted by the We Care for California coalition, the event also includes funding from Caring for Californians, the CHA and Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers-West Labor Management Committee. CHA encourages members to support this advocacy event by attending and making arrangements for employees to participate.

In addition, We Care for California has established a website, www.Medi-CalMatters.org. Hospitals are encouraged to share the site with their employees so they may sign up and join the effort to fully fund Medi-Cal.

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