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Slew Of Health Care Bills Await Lawmaker Consideration In August
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California lawmakers have left Sacramento for the month of July. But when they return, they’ll consider a few health care measures supported by consumer advocates and opposed by insurance companies.

One bill would require insurance companies to track out-of-pocket expenses, and reimburse patients if they go over the limit. Another proposal would make specialty drug payments more affordable for chronic disease patients.