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Let’s Have a Credible Discussion About Charity Care in California, Not a Distortion of Facts
Fox & Hounds

At a time when crucial health care reform is underway in California, it serves no one’s purpose — especially hospital patients and the health care professionals who treat them — to engage in rhetorical mud wrestling at the Capitol over an unnecessary and flawed so-called charity care bill.

Yet that’s exactly what is happening with Assembly Bill (AB) 503, a recycled version of a failed measure from last year that would slap chains on the ability of California’s not-for-profit hospitals to meet the specific health care needs of their communities.