Jun 14

Patients Tell Insurers And California Assembly: Hands Off My Insurance!

by AKF Staff, American Kidney Fund

Dozens of dialysis and transplant patients, renal workers and others came together at the California State Capitol in California this week to send a simple, clear message to lawmakers: Hands off my insurance. They were protesting California Senate Bill 1156, which is sponsored by Blue Shield of California and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). It is backed by every major insurer in California, with good reason: The bill gives these payers a back-door way to drop low-income dialysis and kidney transplant patients from their plans.

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