Insured and Uninsured
Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez (D-Los Angeles) is carrying AB 8, which would create a health insurance purchasing pool for businesses. The measure would require businesses to provide health benefits or pay a fee and also would expand eligibility for Healthy Families and Medi-Cal (Bill text, 3/29). The bill is before the Assembly Health Committee (Bill status, 4/4).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.