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Why Maryland — Not California — Pulled Off the ‘Boldest Proposal’ in Health Care
California Healthline

For a year, a dozen of California’s most powerful health care leaders had been privately meeting to talk a revolution. The CEOs of hospital giants like Dignity Health, Sharp HealthCare and Sutter Health. The leaders of major insurers like Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente. Even public officials like Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Diana Dooley and Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. All brought together by UC-Berkeley professors in January 2012 to debate the future of California health care.