News Release

Assembly Health Committee Hearing is Long on Rhetoric, Short on Facts on Charity Care Bill
Fact Check Shows Misinformation Prominent in AB 1952 Health Committee Discussion

(SACRAMENTO – April 22, 2014) –  The California Hospital Association (CHA) today released a Fact Check to correct inaccurate claims made by proponents of Assembly Bill 1952, a measure that would impose a 5 percent mandate for charity care on most not-for-profit hospitals. The bill would create a one-size-fits-all charity care requirement across diverse communities in California.