AB1400

A Shield from Wildly Inflated Medical Bills

By David Lazarus The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warned debt collectors and credit agencies last week that they need to step more carefully when it comes to trashing people’s credit scores because of stratospheric medical bills. The agency’s notice underlines that the federal No Surprises Act took effect this month, protecting people from many unex- …

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Single-payer plan is great idea; can California pull it off?

by Michael Hiltzick California, which has shown the determination to go it alone in areas such as environmental protection, scientific research and workers’ rights when its values conflict with policies at the federal level, is moving forward with its most audacious effort yet. That’s a plan to create a universal single-payer healthcare system. Called CalCare, …

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Single-payer healthcare is the right system. Can California build it on its own?

MICHAEL HILTZIK |BUSINESS COLUMNIST JAN. 14, 2022 6 AM PT California, which has shown the determination to go it alone in areas such as environmental protection, scientific research and workers’ rights when its values conflict with policies at the federal level, is moving forward with its most audacious effort yet. That’s a plan to create …

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Assembly Health Committee on AB1400 Single-Payer Calcare Passes.

This is the Assembly Health Committee with debate about AB1400 with Ash Kalra presenting the Bill and Ady Barken chiming in about Single-Payer Healthcare. The public comment sections is really interesting and loaded with arguments for and against AB1400. Also an outstanding part is with Assembly woman Aguilar. I learned so much from this and …

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