Requires physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant on site during dialysis treatment. Prohibits clinics from reducing services without state approval. Prohibits clinics from refusing to treat patients based on payment source. Fiscal Impact: Increased state and local government costs likely in the low tens of millions of dollars annually.
MEGALLAN HANDFORD, Dialysis Registered Nurse PASTOR WILLIAM D. SMART, JR. Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California CARMEN CARTAGENA, Dialysis Patient
MARKETA HOUSKOVA, DNP, RN, Executive Director American Nurses Association\California LETICIA PEREZ, Kidney Dialysis Patient PETER N. BRETAN, MD, President California Medical Association
Rebuttal Against Author
EMANUEL GONZALES, Dialysis Technician PASTOR WILLIAM D. SMART, JR. Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California ROBERT VILLANUEVA, Dialysis Patient
ESTABLISHES STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR KIDNEY DIALYSIS CLINICS. REQUIRES ON-SITE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL. INITIATIVE STATUTE California Proposition 23 (2020).