A Look At The Coverage Models That Could Serve As Blueprint For Universal Health Care In California
The State Assembly's Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage will hold hearings Monday and Wednesday to explore a path forward for universal health care coverage in California.
3 Paths To Universal Health Care In California
The push to move California to a universal health care system enters a new phase this week, when a special committee will hear for the first time specific proposals on how the state might pursue a path to universal care. The State Assembly's Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage has its two final scheduled hearings on Monday and Wednesday. (Faust, 2/5)
In other news from Sacramento —
Bill To Give California More Oversight Over Health Plan Mergers Clears State Assembly
A federal judge in 2017 rejected a proposed merger between health insurance giants Aetna and Humana, saying it would likely lessen competition. The California Assembly has passed a bill that would give state regulators the authority to reject such mergers on similar grounds. (Goldberg, 2/5)