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California voters reject measure to limit dialysis profits
Associated Press

California voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot measure that would have capped dialysis clinics’ profits in an effort to improve patient care.

Proposition 8 would have limited profits for dialysis clinics that provide vital treatment for people whose kidneys don’t work properly.

The measure was the most expensive initiative on the 2018 ballot in California, generating more than $130 million in campaign contributions. A health care workers union, Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West, funded the $18 million supporting campaign. Dialysis companies contributed more than $111 million to kill the initiative.

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