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AB-2566 Health care: costs and outcomes.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/15/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2566


Introduced by Assembly Member Chiu

February 15, 2018


An act relating to health care.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2566, as introduced, Chiu. Health care: costs and outcomes.
Existing law provides for the Medi-Cal program, which is administered by the State Department of Health Care Services, under which qualified low-income individuals receive health care services. The Medi-Cal program is, in part, governed and funded by federal Medicaid program provisions. Existing law establishes the State Department of Public Health, within the California Health and Human Services Agency, vested with certain duties, powers, functions, jurisdiction, and responsibilities over specified public health programs.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would control health care costs, improve health outcomes, and reduce health disparities.
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 legislation that would control health care costs, improve health outcomes, and reduce health disparities.