Pros and Cons Regarding California Proposition 8 on the November 6th Ballot


From the 2018 California’s Official Voter Information Guide, Proposition 8 regulates amounts outpatient kidney Dialysis Clinics charge for Dialysis treatment.

President of California Alliance for Retired Americans, Nancy Brasmer, speaks to why this initiative is necessary, the costs of every aspect of treatment, the conditions patients are reporting in their particular clinic, and how this proposition could impact in-center health workers:



Vice President of Health Policy at the National Kidney Foundation (an independent organization), Tonya Saffer, speaks in opposition to Prop 8, explaining why NKF is against the initiative, how it would affect Dialysis patients, what kind of impact this has on health care workers, and if there are better ways to handle patient costs: