Does mandating

06 Feb

But Jan Emerson, spokeswoman for the California Hospital Association, which fought implementation of the ratios with an unsuccessful court challenge, says they are tough for hospitals to enforce.

"The most onerous aspect to the ratios is the requirement that hospitals be in 'continuous compliance'—that means in compliance every minute of every shift on every unit every day," Emerson says.

and allows for-profit companies to compete for minimum coverage insurance plans, though there are also mutual insurers so use of a commercial for-profit insurer is not compulsory.

The government regulates the insurers and operates a risk equalization mechanism to subsidize insurers that insure relatively more expensive customers.

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