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California Healthcare System
A discussion regarding the crisis facing California's health care system.
# 97279 | 990 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper reviews and discusses why California's health care system is in a deep crisis. According to the paper, it seems to be a vicious cycle. The paper reports that on one hand, the mounting premium costs discourage people from opting for insurance, while on the other hand, treating the uninsured leads to hospitals transferring uncompensated costs to the insurance company and consequently, causing the rising premiums.

Cost Shifts and Insurance Premiums
Emergency Rooms Closing
Diminishing Insurance Coverage

Sample of Sources Used:

  • State of California, "Gov. Schwarzenegger Tackles California's Broken Health Care System, Proposes Comprehensive Plan to Help All Californians", Accessed on Apr 15th 2007, Available at,
  • Author not available, ""Top 10 Indicators: California's Health Care System IsBroken", Accessed on Apr 15th 2007, Available at,
  • "California Hospitals' Financial Condition: On Life Support," California Healthcare Association, June 2004
  • Dr.Barry Simon, "Emergency Rooms On Front Line Of Health Care," Contra Costa Times, 12/22/06
  • Jean Yoon, E. Richard Brown, Shana Alex Lavarreda and Sungching Glenn, Health Policy Research Brief: "One In Five Californians Were Uninsured In 2005 Despite Modest Gains In Coverage," UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Oct, 2006

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APA Format

California Healthcare System (2007, July 30) Retrieved May 16, 2021, from

MLA Format

"California Healthcare System" 30 July 2007. Web. 16 May. 2021. <>