@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA From the AB 1400 bill language:

10612. (10) Implement policies to ensure that all Californians receive culturally, linguistically, and structurally competent care, pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 100650), ensure that all disabled Californians receive care in...
@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA ..accordance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12101 et seq.) and Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 794), and develop mechanisms and incentives to achieve these purposes and a means to monitor the effectiveness...
@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA ...of efforts to achieve these purposes.

100650. (6) Providing health care items and services in a culturally, linguistically, and structurally competent manner.
@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA (f) (1) The special projects budget shall be used for the payment to not-for-profit or governmental entities that are health facilities pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code for the construction or renovation of health...
@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA care facilities, major equipment purchases, staffing in a rural or medically underserved area, and to address health disparities, including those based on race, ethnicity, national origin, primary language use, age, disability, sex, including gender identity and sexual...
@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA PANA has been working hard to explain these things when no one else is, even other M4A activists, partially due to plain ignorance. If one has never had to face the horror of not being able to communicate with a medical practitioner due to language barrier, it is not an issue...
@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA ...however, it can be a life and death one for others:
@WholeWashington @Cudney4MA @KyleDavisForMA We won't win single-payer anywhere in the U.S. without a significantly larger social movement independent of bought-off politicians. This means we must engage and empower oppressed people facing inequality. This won't happen without speaking to the real-word issues they face.

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