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Pedro Morillas

Consumer Advocate

CALPIRG

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CALPIRG

1107 9Th St. Suite 601

Sacramento, California 95814

United States

Company Description

The California Public Interest Research Group or CALPIRG has released details on what it says is a practice that leads to prescription drug price inflation. CALPIRG calls it "pay for delay. CALPIRG says the practice of keeping generics off the market make ... more

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Employment History

Regional Director

Everytown

Campaign Manager

Organizing for Action

Senior Account Executive

Fenton Communications

Affiliations

Secretary
Consumer Federation of California

Founder
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Education

Cal

degree

political science

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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Pedro Morillas Legislative ...

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Pedro Morillas Legislative Director (916) 448-4516 ext. 112

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In his role as Legislative Director, Pedro focuses on legislative proposals to advance consumer protections, increase accountability and transparency of government spending, limit the influence of money in politics, and improve voter engagement. Read more about Pedro Morillas


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Pedro Morillas

Consumer Advocate
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Stop The Overuse Of Antibiotics on Factory Farms | CALPIRG

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"With health insurance costs increasing almost 10 percent a year for the past 10 years, consumers can't afford to wait any longer for a real check on rate hikes," said Pedro Morillas, legislative director for the California Public Interest Research Group, in a statement.


health insurance california, A Plus Insurance Service Valley Village, CA blog

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Higher cost at one hospital doesn't necessarily mean higher quality, according to Pedro Morillas, CalPIRG's legislative director.

"Just because a specific hospital charges an arm and a leg doesn't mean you'll get better care there," Morillas said.
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Generally, higher income levels near hospitals did not seem to be directly related to higher costs, Morillas said. "The report has found there is a bigger correlation between market forces," he said. "When you have bigger demand from patients, you're able to charge more for procedures. That is, when they're a high-demand hospital."
Consumers don't know how to compare hospital care, Morillas said, "because hospitals are not required to report outcomes, they're only required to report cost. And those costs vary widely, he said, in part because those price tags are only what hospitals charge, before they negotiate the real charge with insurance companies.
"Policy makers need more information, to know how much providing health care actually costs," Morillas said. "Real cost and quality need to be accessible to consumers."
Morillas said the state's health benefit exchange, slated to open in 2014, eventually might provide aggregate quality and cost information.
"Right now the information isn't being collected in a comprehensive enough way to get an accurate picture of what these procedures should cost," Morillas said. "The exchange will have an opportunity to collect a lot of this data. They could get a lot of this information in a uniform, comprehensive way."
Some of that information could also be gathered and compiled by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Morillas said.


Labor's Edge Blog : Spending Money to Make Money

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by Pedro Morillas, CALPIRG

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