Protect Hospitals So They Can Protect Californians
To protect the 40 million Californians who rely on hospitals, we need immediate financial assistance from the state and federal governments and long-term support in the months and years to come.
California’s hospitals are on the front-lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
But they need help.
At a time when the state is relying on hospitals more than ever to provide care for all and ensure a safe recovery as we work to reopen the economy, hospital leaders are facing tough decisions about layoffs, furloughs, and service reductions.
This preparation for COVID-19 came with staggering costs.
California's short-term losses currently exceed more than
Operating margins are down
Emergency department visits are down