Prop 8.: A Look At One Of The Most Contentious And Expensive Ballot Fights This Year
Proposition 8 would limit dialysis clinics’ revenue to 15 percent more than the cost of staff, medical supplies, facilities and information systems.
San Francisco Chronicle:
California’s Proposition 8 Seeks To Cap Revenue At Dialysis Clinics
[Francine] Williams is one of nearly 68,000 Californians on dialysis. That number is expected to grow 5 percent each year as diabetes and obesity, two common risk factors for kidney failure, become more prevalent. It is also a big business — one that major dialysis providers are spending tens of millions of dollars to preserve with their opposition to Proposition 8, a ballot initiative that would cap revenue for California’s dialysis centers. (Ho, 10/11)