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The defeat of Proposition 46 in California: A case study of successful surgeon advocacy

This month’s column summarizes the role of California surgeons in defeating Proposition 46 and offers guidelines for a successful grassroots advocacy campaign.

Preserving MICRA and patient access to surgical care in California

The need to preserve MICRA in California is essential to ensure the integrity of caps on noneconomic damages in other states and to ensure ongoing access to the millions of new patients who have health insurance coverage through Covered California, the state’s health insurance exchange.

Reading the tea leaves for state legislatures in 2014

A brief overview of health care activities at the state level in 2013 followed by a summary of legislative and policy trends for 2014 are highlighted in this article.

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