SCOTUS Ruling Puts Pressure on Calif.’s Doctor Shortage
The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the federal health reform law puts pressure on California to boost its primary care workforce ahead of an estimated three million residents gaining insurance under the overhaul. California has fewer doctors per capita than the national average. This article was produced by the California HealthCare Foundation's Center for Health Reporting. The Center is supported by a grant from CHCF, which publishes California Healthline.
- "California Faces Headwinds in Easing Doctor Shortages" (Westphal, "State of Health," KQED, 6/29).