Budget Deficit, System Comlexity Forces California To Look To Other States For Health Care Innovations

California was one of the first states to pass legislation establishing the exchanges that are part of the Affordable Care Act, but now progress has stalled as state officials keep “a keen eye out to see what develops in other parts of the country” and raise concerns about how the state’s “deep budget deficit” could effect implementation. Still, the state has a good jump in two areas.