Stories by California Healthline
“It’s unconscionable that such a basic, security 101 flaw could still exist at a major health care provider,” says one cybersecurity expert.
Two legislative committees this week approved the use of state money for the expansion of California’s Medicaid program to unauthorized immigrants up to age 26. What's uncertain is whether the full legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown will approve the plan.
Tending to somebody you love who has a debilitating condition can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here are some tips and resources to help you stay strong.
Some hospitals are using innovative financing for retrofitting work as a state deadline to meet seismic safety requirements approaches in 2020.
REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH
KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner discuss some of the developments that shook up health news this week.
Will some of California’s GOP members of Congress suffer at the polls because they supported an Obamacare replacement bill that could harm many of their constituents? California Healthline’s Emily Bazar discussed the topic on Southern California’s KCRW radio.
Daily Edition Summaries Of The News
In California, health officials are thankful for the extra time. They have encountered challenges, including how to pay for the required changes.
In states that take up the bill’s option to change the essential health benefits, the out-of-pocket spending limits and annual and lifetime caps on coverage in large group plans could fray.
You might save money on premiums with a high-deductible health plan only to find you’re spending more on the back end. These tips will help you minimize your expenses for medical treatment and prescriptions.
As a fountain of nonprofit milk banks emerge, one woman’s abundant supply can fill another’s yawning demand. But critics fear that poor women will sell start selling their milk for survival, depriving their own babies of vital nutrients.
A University of Southern California professor says conservatives and liberals should split the difference: Scrap the exchanges and expand Medicaid.
Noticias En Español
El reporte dado a conocer por la Oficina de Presupuesto del Congreso indica que bajo una ley republicana de salud habría 23 millones de personas más sin seguro, y que millones pagarían mucho más por la atención de salud.
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