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For 2020, California Goes Big On Health Care

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California is known for progressive everything, including its health care policies, and, just a few weeks into 2020, state leaders aren’t disappointing. The politicians’ health care bills and budget initiatives are heavy on ideas and dollars — and on opposition from powerful industries. They put California, once again, at the forefront. The proposals would lower ….  Read More

KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Spending Bill Slowdown

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Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The fiscal year started a month and a half ago, but Congress has still not agreed on an annual spending bill for the Department of Health and Human Services – or any of the other annual spending bills that fund the government. Meanwhile, Congress IS ….  Read More