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Doctors’ group seeks leverage as SVMH considers a merger, plans to form a PAC
Monterey County Weekly

Healthcare doesn’t come free, and neither does influence over healthcare decisions. The going rate for a doctor to gain political traction at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital: $600 a year. 

That’s the proposed membership fee for a political action committee, or PAC, a group of physicians is angling to form as hospital officials consider a potential merger and their first-ever cycle of district board elections.