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California Hospitals File Ballot Initiative To Protect Medi-Cal Funding
Measure Will Ensure Hospital Fees, Matching Federal Dollars Are Used for Health Care Services

SACRAMENTO ( July 25, 2013) — In a move aimed at ensuring that hospital funds intended to pay for care provided to low-income Californians are not diverted by lawmakers for other, non-hospital patient care purposes, the California Hospital Association (CHA) today filed ballot initiative language with the state Attorney General’s (AG) office.