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Businesses, proponents take stand on basic health plan at Capitol
Los Angeles Times

Business leaders took to the Capitol steps Monday to criticize legislation they say would reduce the market clout of California’s health insurance exchange by allowing thousands of low-income workers to sign up with a different program. Proponents of the proposed Basic Health Program — who called a press conference for the same time and place — say something has to be done for folks who can’t afford the exchange, even with government subsidies.