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Proposition 8: Fair Pricing for Dialysis Act
- California Health and Safety Code regulates chronic dialysis clinics (CDCs)
- Current law does not limit the revenue of chronic dialysis clinics providing kidney dialysis treatment.
- Limit chronic dialysis clinics revenue and require clinics to issue refunds for revenue above 115 percent of the costs of direct patient care service and health care quality improvements.
- Assess penalties if clinics fail to maintain information or timely submit a report required, report inaccurate or incomplete amounts or percentages, or fail to timely issue a full rebate.
- Require clinics to submit annual reports to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). These reports shall include the number of dialysis treatments provided, the amount allowable costs, the amount of owner/operator’s revenue car, the amount by which revenues exceed the cap, and the amount of rebates paid.
- Prohibit clinics from refusing to treat patient based on source of payment for care.
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Analysis of Proposition 8 provided by John Ponce and Anupe Litt.