Monthly Archives: September 2014

Prop 45 threatens California’s health reform success story

Nearly one and a half million Californians signed up for health insurance coverage during the first year of health care reform. Consumers can now shop on our new marketplace, Covered California, without fear of discrimination based on pre-existing conditions and they receive financial assistance as needed. It is more important than ever to reject proposals that would turn back the clock on the progress our state has made in implementing federal health reform.

And yet Prop 45 — a poorly-drafted November ballot measure that would give one politician sweeping new powers to override decisions made by Covered California’s independent commission — would do just that.

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