Health Care Access

LCHC prioritizes and supports legislation and policy that increases access to affordable, high quality, culturally and linguistically appropriate care in a timely manner for all Californians. The following list of bills span across health care access efforts and are bills that we support during the 2017 legislative session.

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Bill Number & Author Summary Position Call to Action
Assembly Bill 207 (Arambula)   Medical School at CSU- Central Valley 

(This bill would authorize California State University, Fresno, to award the doctor of medicine degree. This bill would require the degree to be distinguished from doctor of medicine degree programs at the University of California.
The bill would require that the doctor of medicine degree offered by California State University, Fresno, be focused on preparing degree candidates to close the health care gap. The bill would require that each student in the program authorized by the bill be charged fees no higher than the rate charged for students in state-supported doctor of medicine programs at the University of California.)


Last Updated – 5/25/2017