Jun 28

Letter: The Battle Is Never Over for California Dialysis Patients

by Suzanne DeFunetes, Times of San Diego


The battle never seems to end for dialysis patients. We defeated Proposition 8 last November, and now there’s a bill that would once again hurt us. That bill is Assembly Bill 290.

Charitable assistance makes our treatment more affordable by helping to pay for health care premiums. AB 290 attacks this source of assistance by cutting the amount insurance companies pay for dialysis care to an amount that is far below the actual costs of dialysis care.

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