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The legislation would have required drug companies to notify the state and insurers about expensive new treatments or price hikes.
The end of August is the deadline for lawmakers to make a final decision on the measure, which would require pharmaceutical companies to provide advance notice of large price increases and introduction of expensive new drugs.
California is among a number of states considering new laws to control the rising cost of prescription medications.
Physicians remain opposed to removing supervision
California está cada vez más cerca de presentar una solicitud, la primera en el país, para una decisión federal que permitiría al mercado del Obamacare del estado vender planes de salud a inmigrantes que están viviendo ilegalmente en el país.
In exchange for steering clear of the fight, the board that oversees California’s physicians requested amendments to a bill that would require doctors and other medical practitioners to inform patients if they are on probation.
The higher legal age for tobacco use is widely expected to reduce addiction; it also applies to e-cigarettes.
California is inching closer to a first-in-the-nation request for a federal ruling that would allow the state’s Obamacare exchange to sell health plans to immigrants who are living in the country illegally.
Por primera vez en la historia de California, latinos ocuparán las dos posiciones legislativas más poderosas. Y eso podría significar un renovado foco político en el cuidado de salud, particularmente para los inmigrantes adultos sin papeles.
On Monday, for the first time in California history, Latinos will hold the two most powerful positions in the legislature. And that could mean a renewed political focus on health care, particularly for adult immigrants without papers.