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Health bills hang in the balance as sesssion end nears
Sacramento Bee

With an overhaul of the country’s health care system under way, California is moving briskly to put in place key parts of the landmark federal law – and in some cases expand the government’s authority over the health care industry. The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn Tuesday, and consumer advocates are hoping to seize momentum to win passage of other key bills – including the latest incarnation of a single-payer health system and another bill to allow government to reject health insurance rates.