Hospitals put the proposal on the ballot to ensure that any reallocation of fees, required by hospitals to get matching funds for Medi-Cal services, would require voter approval.
Watch Prop 52 explained in 60 seconds
Election day is November 8 and California voters face 17 propositions on the ballot.
Over the next few months we’ll be featuring explainers from KCET anchor Val Zavala to help you navigate the long list of propositions.
Find more over at KCET’s Ballot Brief.