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Supporters Of CA Dialysis Bill To Keep Pushing Policy Changes Despite Governor's Veto

October 02, 2018
Proponents of California legislation that would have limited pay to dialysis facilities that receive charitable assistance to Medicare rates said they will continue pushing for policy changes after California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed the bill Sunday (Sept. 30) . The bill aimed to discourage dialysis providers and rehabilitation treatment facilities from shifting patients into commercial coverage by funding charitable groups that help consumers pay premiums. In his veto message, Brown said he agreed the questionable practice should be dealt...