Media Statement

CHA Responds to Comments on Charity Care Legislation by Assemblymember Rob Bonta
by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association

SACRAMENTO (March 13, 2013) If AB 975 is intended to improve access to quality health care in California’s communities, it actually does just the opposite.  California’s not-for-profit community hospitals provide many community benefits that go far beyond the strict and unrealistic definition of charity care that is proposed in AB 975.