Aug 16

Physician Calls on Legislators to Oppose Bill Threatening California’s Most Vulnerable Dialysis Patient Population

by Richard Allen Williams, LA Sentinel


As a physician, I believe I have a moral and ethical obligation to voice concern when I become aware of proposed legislation that may endanger patient health. As the founder, president, and CEO of the Minority Health Institute, a nonprofit organization which serves the public interest, I also believe it is my duty to raise alarm when I find legislation that will definitely have a negative effect on the health of minority patients who already suffer daily from a lack of access to health care. Senate Bill 1156 fits both of these categories.

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