Posts Tagged ‘California health reform’
Jerry Brown’s administration has indicated that it will implement the components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) even if the U.S. Supreme Court shoots it down. California plans to use as much of the additional $45 billion to $55 billion in federal funds it will receive if ACA implementation moves forward, as quickly as possible, to ensure [...]
One indication of how underserved the Inland Empire region is has to do with its ratio of hospital beds. The High Desert only only 1.1 beds per 1,000 patients. Adding to pressures on the regions lack of hospitals is the poverty rate, which is about twice that of Orange County, reports California Healthline.