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Single-Payer Health Care Bill Faces Big Hurdle
KCRA Channel 3

The California universal health care bill didn’t make it past the Senate Appropriations Committee last year — but Tuesday, more than 100 advocates plan to present it to the committee again, hoping for a better outcome. Under the single-payer bill, Californians would pay the state — instead of private insurance companies — to negotiate health care. The bill would cover any resident, including the estimated 7 million Californians who don’t have health insurance now.