Ballot Initiatives Nudge 2016 Health Care Talks Past Scripted Back-And-Forth On ACA
California is among the states that have high-profile health care measures on their ballots this November that pivot the discussion toward issues other than Obamacare.
The Associated Press:
Beyond 'Obamacare': State Initiatives Refocus Health Debate
Moving beyond "Obamacare," political activists are looking to state ballot questions to refocus the nation's long-running debate over government's role in health care. This fall, California voters will decide whether to lower some prescription drug prices, while Coloradans will vote on a state version of a "single-payer" government-run health system, similar to what Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed in his unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. (8/9)