Workers Comp Zone


Within the next week we’ll see how Governor Brown acts on the slew of workers’ comp bills on his desk. As of today the Governor’s office has not released any information on the fate of those bills.

Meanwhile, it’s worth noting that a number of health reform bills are also awaiting action by Brown. With the fate of and implementation of Obamacare uncertain as that law appears headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, many of these state bills have added importance..

Here’s a rundown on those bills in a piece by Christina Jewett on the blog California Watch, founded by the Center for Investigative Reporting: … desk-12802

Among the measures is a bill that like the federal Obamacare law “would require that health insurers in the large group market spend 85 percent of premium dollars on services to patients”.

Here is a link to a piece by Anthony Wright of Health Access California, “Waiting for the Governor on Key Health Bills”:

Stay tuned.

Julius Young

Category: Political developments