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California Medical Association opposes U.S. Senate's healthcare plan

Los Angeles Times, December 3, 2009

The California Medical Association is opposing healthcare legislation being debated in the U.S. Senate, saying it would increase local healthcare costs and restrict access to care for elderly and low-income patients. The Association represents more than 35,000 physicians, making it the second-largest state medical group in the country after Texas. They group join a handful of other state medical associations that have opposed the bill in recent weeks, including those in Florida, Georgia, and Texas, the Los Angeles Times reports.