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Updated MCO Tax Ballot Language Reflects Compromise

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Last week, the Coalition to Protect Access to Care submitted final revised ballot initiative language for the Protect Access to Healthcare Act of 2024. It would permanently authorize the managed care organization (MCO) tax in state law and dedicate the majority of associated revenues to improving Medi-Cal provider payments in targeted service categories.  

The language was amended to address concerns related to the state budget, as well as other stakeholder concerns. If approved by voters, the final language will:  

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