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Keeping California On The Cutting-Edge of Health Care Reform
San Francisco Chronicle

It’s no secret that California is the bellwether of health care reform, at least from a legislative standpoint. Years before Obamacare came on the scene, politicians as diverse as Democrat Assembly Member (also Senator) Sheila Kuehl and Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed a variety of plans that incorporated many elements now included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And when this new law mandated the establishment of state-level health insurance exchanges, California was the first to step up to the plate with “Covered California.”