Posts Tagged: ESRD

Opinion

A case for charitable health care

A hospital patient is monitored during a dialysis session. (Photo: PicsFive, via Shutterstock)

If it becomes law, SB 1156 will harm some of California’s most at-risk residents—low-income, disproportionately minority dialysis and transplant patients who depend on charitable assistance to afford their health care.  More than 67,000 Californians depend on dialysis to stay alive, and many face serious financial hardship as a result of their medical condition.

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