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SB-1 Health care reform.(2007-2008)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2007–2008 1st Ext.

Senate Bill
No. 1


Introduced  by  Senator Perata
(Principal Coauthor(s): Assembly Member Nunez)

September 11, 2007


An act relating to health care.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1, as introduced, Perata. Health care reform.
Existing law does not provide for a health care system for all California residents. Existing law provides for the creation of various programs to provide health care services to persons who have limited incomes and meet various eligibility requirements. These programs include the Healthy Families Program administered by the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board and the Medi-Cal program administered by the State Department of Health Care Services. Existing law provides for the regulation of health care service plans by the Department of Managed Health Care and health insurers by the Department of Insurance.
This bill would state that it is the intent of the Legislature to enact comprehensive health care reform.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact comprehensive health care reform.