Calif. Assembly Advances 2 Health Bills Expanding On ACA
By Lisa Coryell
Law360, New York (July 5, 2012, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Days after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, two high-profile health care reform bills — one that would set essential health benefits for Californians under the ACA and one that would reform individual coverage in the state — cleared a state Assembly committee on Tuesday.
The essential health benefits bill, S.B. 951, would guarantee all health coverage products sold in California are “quality products” that offer consumers robust coverage by setting a floor that products for sale in California must...