Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate.
With the passage of California’s Assembly Bill AB 1400 which permits the creation of a single-payer health care system for all Californians, there is still much debate and due diligence occurring ahead.
Also known as “The Guaranteed Health Care Act for All” hereinafter “CalCare”, and by Lead Authors Assembly Persons Kalra and Santiago, it would establish a 9-person executive board to oversee a newly formed state run independent public entity responsible for billions of dollars and millions of lives.
This would also constitute an Act to Title 23 (commencing with Section 10060) to the Government Code relating to health care coverages while making it an appropriation.
There is no doubt that the 60 plus age cohort which is growing 3 times greater than other age groups, coupled with the decades-old problem of the uninsured, have propelled this action and concern.
Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News.