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Calif. Unions Seek To Limit Health Care Costs Two Ballot Measures
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UCLA health care economist Dylan Roby says the charge cap would only help the uninsured, because insurers typically negotiate charges down. “The ability to have more transparency in pricing will be much better,” Roby says. “But it still won’t reign in any other part of health care spending because typically that 25 percent cushion they’re getting is more than Medicare, Medi-Cal and private insurers are paying in the first place.”

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