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Hospital Charity Care Becoming a Hot Issue Across the Country

Health & Medicine Policy Research Group (HMPRG)
February 15, 2012

Yesterday's Wall Street Journal Market Watch featured an article on the success California healthcare workers are having  in their efforts to build broad consumer support for two ballot measures to liminate price gouging at hospitals and increase charity care for the needy.

1.7  million signatures are required  to have The Fair Healthcare Pricing Act of 2012  and The Charity Care Act of 2012 included on California's November 2012 ballot. In the first three weeks since the signature initiative  was launched, 200,000 names have been collected.  Read the full post

 

 

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/healthcare-workers-crisscross-the-state-gaining-support-for-initiatives-to-end-hospital-price-gouging-increase-charity-care-2012-02-14