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Restaurants deny Healthy S.F. needs fix
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco’s cutting-edge universal health care program continues to be roundly applauded for its goal of ensuring all city residents have medical care – but the way employers are paying for it, or sometimes not paying for it, remains a major controversy at City Hall. At Supervisor David Campos’ urging, the Board of Supervisors is expected to hold a hearing this month or next on businesses, primarily restaurants, that levy a surcharge on customers’ bills to pay for Healthy San Francisco, but pocket some of the money themselves.