$20B At Stake For California If Health Law Is Dismantled
As one of the states to most fully embrace the health law, California has a lot to lose if it's rolled back.
Sacramento Business Journal:
Obamacare’s End May Be $20 Billion Hit To California
Almost $20 billion in annual federal stimulus money to California could go on the chopping block when President-elect Donald Trump tries to make good on his promise to end Obamacare. Insurance coverage for more than five million Californians, thousands of jobs and a hefty chunk of business for health plans, providers, brokers and others hang in the balance. (Robertson, 12/2)
In other news —
‘Code Blue!’ UC Davis Med Students Call Trump A ‘Medical Emergency’
Calling it a “code blue” medical emergency, more than 100 UC Davis medical students held a rally on the Sacramento campus Thursday night to speak out about their fears for health care under incoming president Donald Trump... Organized over Thanksgiving break, the rally included about a dozen speakers, mostly medical students, who described their concerns as future doctors and as Muslims, minorities, gays, immigrants and victims of sexual assault. (Buck, 12/1)