LA County Health System Considers More Cuts

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Last year, after more than two-thirds of voters agreed to increase the property tax to pay for trauma centers, LA County supervisors thought they had their healthcare problems under control. Last week, calling the cuts too painful, a federal judge ruled that Rancho Los Amigos Hospital had to stay open. Today, she ruled that County-USC Medical Center cannot be reduced by 100 beds. So, County Supervisors say they-ll ask private hospitals to share the pain by refusing to accept the transfer of patients without insurance. Private hospitals say they-ll be the victims, along with patients whose health insurance is paid up. We hear from Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky and Jim Lott of the Hospital Association of Southern California, a trade organization that represents private and public hospitals in the region.
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Special Tax for Healthcare Funding (Measure B)

Martin Ludlow campaign

Deron Williams campaign

Prohibition against Discrimination (Prop 209)



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