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Updating the Costs of Compliance for California's Hospital Seismic Safety Standards

Description
Updates progress made on California's implementation of a bill intended to improve hospital building standards to prepare for earthquakes. Analyzes the legislation's affordability for hospitals, particularly Critical Access Hospitals; future costs of compliance; factors influencing prioritization of compliance strategies; and policy alternatives.
Author(s)
Benjamin L. Preston, Tom LaTourrette, James R. Broyles, et al.
Date
2019
Type
Document
Organizations
California Hospital Association, RAND Corporation
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency preparedness and response · Healthcare business and finance · Legislation and regulations · California