The California Single-Payer Debate, The Defeat of Proposition 186

A report summarizing the campaigns of proponents and opponents to the California Health Security Act (Proposition 186) of 1994. The report includes findings from research commissioned by the Kaiser Family Foundation on the potential financial and administrative impact of the Act on California, as well as an analysis of the paid media campaigns on the issue (see also #1026, Statewide Surveys of Californians on Public Attitudes Toward the Single Payer Ballot Initiatives (Proposition 186), #1027, Analysis ofthe California Health Security System (Proposition 186), and #1028, California Health Security Act: A Look at the Administrative Issues, National Academy of Social Insurance for more information on Proposition 186).