The Week Ahead
At its meeting, the Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled to discuss a number of health care related bills including:
- SB 1307, focusing on electronic pedigrees for prescription drugs;
- SB 1522, which would require all health plans to be classified in one of five categories in hopes of making it easier for consumers to choose coverage.
The Senate Health Committee is slated to discuss six bills, including:
- AB 54, which deals with health care coverage for acupuncture; and
- AB 158, which would expand Medi-Cal eligibility to include people with chronic hepatitis B even if they are not disabled.