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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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Democrats propose California universal healthcare, funded by new income, business taxes

  BY JOHN MYERS SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF JAN. 6, 2022 12:32 PM PT   SACRAMENTO — California would enact a sweeping, first-in-the-nation universal healthcare plan under a proposal unveiled Thursday by a group of state Democratic lawmakers, providing health services to every resident and financed by a broad array of new taxes on individuals and …

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CALIFORNIA LOCAL GOV. PASS RESOLUTIONS FOR AB1400 CALCARE

Sacramento – As the California State Assembly prepares for a health committee hearing next Tuesday to consider the California Guaranteed Healthcare for All Act (AB1400), which would create a single-payer health care coverage system for all California residents, dozens of municipalities and counties across the state representing more than nine million residents have passed resolutions …

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