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SF Health Department: $330,000 for hospital group’s lobbying

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Nice nugget from San Francisco’s Public Health Department budget: it’s slated to fork over $330,000 of taxpayer money to the California Hospital Association for lobbying. Matt Smith at The Bay Citizen uncovered it after a public records request. That’s the same group that joined in the fight against giving the state insurance commissioner authority to reject health insurance rate increases.


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