Public Being Misled On Health Plan Bills
As the California Assembly Health Committee holds its formal special legislative session hearing today, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee charged that Californians are being misled on the provisions of the health reform proposals by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez.
"Californians yearn for genuine reform of our broken healthcare system. But they are going to be shocked when they discover that the plans they are being told are universal, comprehensive reform will leave the current system virtually intact - with the insurance companies still in control of our health," said Zenei Cortez, RN, member of the CNA/NNOC Council of Presidents.
Under both AB 1, the Nunez bill, and AB 2, the Schwarzenegger plan: