A plan to create a single-payer healthcare system that is now under consideration in the California Legislature would cost $400 billion annually to implement, according to a legislative analysis released by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday.
The entire state general fund budget is $125 billion.
Boosters also contend that huge savings would come from eliminating the growing mountain of administrative costs - and high profits - of insurance companies.
Employers, business groups and health plans warned that the tax increases would crush businesses and make it harder for them to expand their workforce in California. The impact on employers will be astounding, Nielsen said.
On Monday, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted unanimously to place the bill in its suspended legislation file. "How can you possibly say this is going to be fiscally prudent for the state of California, not a burden for the state?"
Of course, the shift to a single-payer system should reduce current spending on health insurance by employers and workers, so those savings could offset some of the new taxes, the analysts said.
Medicare, the federally funded health coverage for seniors, is often held up as a model of what a single-payer system might look like.
The measure envisions using all public money spent on health care - from Medicare, Medicaid, federal public health funds and "Obamacare" subsidies. However, the state would need to raise another $200 billion from tax hikes, according to the analysis.
The rest would come from higher taxes on businesses, residents or both. But additional tax revenue would be needed to foot the other half of the cost, according to the report, which raised the possibility of a 15 percent payroll tax on earned income.
Despite that range of variables, one thing remains constant: state-level single-payer health plans would require massive increases in tax revenue, equal or larger than the amount of revenue consumed by every other state-level program in a single year.
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Svitolina will therefore face Simona Halep in the women's final on Sunday after the Romanian beat Kiki Bertens . "This is undoubtedly my best performance of this year and maybe even longer", Djokovic said.
Last season the league adjusted the rule as well, not requiring the teams to identify the player designated to return in advance. That freedom had been stripped in many cases, with fans and media criticizing the NFL as being the "No Fun League".
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The Venezuelan dropped Dirrell to the ground with a three-punch combo that finished after the bell, ending the title fight . All it took was for a bad incident to give super middleweight Andre Dirrell more press than he could have ever wanted.
Pakistan cannot execute Indian national Jadhav until it makes a final decision in the proceedings of the case, the ICJ said. A senior official, however, was quoted as saying that the ICJ might resume the hearing in the case in October.
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New polling indicates that President Donald Trump's favorability has dipped to a new low following a series of controversies. Popular Video SNL is not a fan of the Trump administration, and it shows with every new skit they produce.
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With the victory, South Korea are now the co-leaders in Group A with England, who earlier beat Argentina 3-0 at the same venue. However, a quality performance saw the Young Lions take Argentina apart, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin giving England the lead.
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While the ceremony, which aired live on ABC, may have been short on awards presentations, there was no shortage of performances. The Toronto-based rapper is now the biggest victor ever, but Quebec-born singer, Celine Dion was the musical star of the event.
Finally, Real Sociedad need to win in Vigo and hope that either Athletic or Villarreal slip up in order to move into the top-six. But Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos made it a rout to keep Real on course for a LaLiga and Champions League double.
Notably, Trump dropped the word "authority" from Abbas' title in his Riyadh speech, calling Abbas simply Palestinian president. Abbas appears more inclined to do that, perhaps as a gesture to Trump, several analysts said.
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A Gallup tracking poll put Trump's approval rating at a historically low 38 percent, even before the latest wave of scandals. And Comey has long arms so Comey said he pre-emptively reached out for a handshake and grabbed the president's hand.
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The prize for winning the league is £38m, but even bottom club Sunderland will still be paid nearly £2m just for taking part. Arsenal nearly contributed to their own downfall to start the second half, as Nacho Monreal almost scored with a back pass.
But he subsequently left to create his own self-driving truck startup, Otto, which was then acquired by Uber for $US680 million. Levandowski fought back Thursday night, filing a motion that asks the court to modify its order.
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce backs Man United's Jose Mourinho over his complaints about fixture scheduling. Regardless of the result at the weekend, United will finish sixth while Palace can not be relegated.
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