Californians’ Access To Care At Risk From Mandates
Former Congressman and State Finance Director
According to a release, Campbell, working in partnership with the
"Lawmakers may not be intentionally seeking to undermine health care reform, but new mandates in AB 975 or other similar legislation would result in less hospital capacity, the loss of health care jobs, and a loss of state tax revenues," Campbell said. "Instead of moving forward with greater access to care, cumbersome new regulations would be a giant step backward."
AB 975 was defeated last year but is pending again this year in
"Our non-profit hospitals are preparing to meet the demands of more than three million people who will have new access to health care as a result of federal health care reform," CHA President/CEO
The Campbell Report found that a 10 percent increase in non- profit hospital costs would reduce the number of patients who could be served by 54,000, which would result in the loss of
"We should be focusing on ensuring success of the Affordable Care Act and making sure people can get the medical care they need instead of bureaucratic rules that will limit access," Dauner concluded.
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