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California Legislature Tries to Deliver Single-Payer Healthcare
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President Obama’s signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590) in March has been enthusiastically applauded by some for providing healthcare coverage to 31 million currently uninsured Americans. However, many say the law does not go far enough, for it fails to eliminate the complex insurance beaurocracy surrounding healthcare delivery in the United States. Developing such a single-payer healthcare system is the aim of California Senate Bill 810 (SB 810).