Health Care Issues Drawing Big Lobbying Money From Major Industry Groups
Doctors, nurse groups and others are setting the stage to push their health care agenda under a new governor.
Health Care Industry Pumping Money Into California
Major health industry groups have spent more than $18 million on lobbying, according to an analysis by The Sacramento Bee, in an effort to kill or water down bills proposed to rein in rising health care costs and impose new regulatory requirements for insurers and health plans. The spending, similar to levels in the prior legislative session, foreshadows a costly and thorny political debate in the years ahead. (Hart, 7/6)