Health Care Largest Lobbying Industry in CA in 2011; HMO Kaiser Tops List

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Health care generated $35.7 million in lobbyist spending in 2011, more than any other industry in California, and Kaiser was the largest spender at $3.5 million, according to a California Healthline analysis of state records released today. A ballot initiative proposed by consumer advocates would prohibit insurance companies like Kaiser from passing on lobbying expenditures to policyholders as premium increases, the same way current law prohibits auto and homeowners insurers from passing on those costs.

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