Researcher Questions Calls for ‘Hard Spending Cap’
Jean Ross, executive director of the California Budget Project, argues that adopting a "hard spending cap" as part of an effort to overhaul California's budget process would have unintended consequences for Medi-Cal and other state programs. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program.
"Strangling California's Budget" (Ross, Los Angeles Times, 1/27).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.