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Lawmakers to Consider Health Care Districts’ Future
The Bay Citizen

After an investigation by The Bay Citizen revealed that many of California’s taxpayer-funded health care districts no longer run hospitals — a departure from their original mission — the state Assembly’s top watchdog committee plans to take a closer look at how those districts are using their resources.

The Bay Citizen found that some districts have stockpiled tens of millions of public dollars and diverted precious resources to administrative and overhead costs, while health care needs in their communities go unmet.