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California should continue to “poke the bear” on drug price policy, Senate Health Committee chairman says.
A Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the portion of federal marketplace plans requiring people to pay a third or more of the cost of specialty drugs have jumped from 37 to 63 percent since 2014. California has greater protections to limit consumer costs.
Marijuana use is increasingly popular among older Americans, a new study shows.
Young men injured by gunshot wounds often lacked insurance and went for years without proper follow-up care. The health law’s Medicaid expansion, in doubt since the election, changed that in many of the states with the most gun violence.
As patients’ share of medical bills has grown with the rise in deductibles, copays and coinsurance, providers have become laser focused on getting payments up front.
When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
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Some of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s constituents fear his vow to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later could rob them of coverage.
Expanding health savings accounts is favored by President-elect Donald Trump and many GOP lawmakers as they contemplate ways to replace the health law.
With Trump headed for the White House, many immigrants in California are worried not just about their legal status but about their health care options.
A billionaire hedge fund manager, whose son served in Afghanistan, has opened a chain of clinics to tend to the psychological needs of veterans.
A round-table discussion about what’s next for health care under the Trump Administration, featuring health care journalists from Kaiser Health News, The New York Times and the Lancet.
Noticias En Español
Más de 138.000 niños ya han sido inscriptos en los programas de salud médica y dental gratuitos de California. Ana B. Ibarra, reportera de KHN, habla sobre éste y otros temas en Radio Bilingüe.
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