Stories by California Healthline
Executives from Aetna and Humana defended their proposed $37 billion tie-up in a hearing conducted by Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. Consumer groups warned it would lead to higher premiums and restricted access to care.
A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds a majority of Democrats think the law doesn’t go far enough.
Vomiting, breathing problems, lethargy, unconsciousness result from pirate pills laced with fentanyl.
California is inching closer to a first-in-the-nation request for a federal ruling that would allow the state’s Obamacare exchange to sell health plans to immigrants who are living in the country illegally.
Medi-Cal program provides vital services to HIV and AIDS patients, but providers say it doesn’t pay enough to allow them to serve everyone who needs it.
California plans to move most of the developmentally disabled patients in its care out of large institutions and into the wider community. It’s partly to save money — but also reflects a change in philosophy.
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The top official at Denti-Cal, a program for low-income California residents, sat down with California Healthline to discuss what her agency is doing to address the severe shortcomings highlighted in a recent report.
The analysis by Avalere examines changes in how silver plans on the insurance marketplaces handle coverage for high-cost specialty drugs.
New approach will provide state’s low-income health care program to children in the U.S. illegally.
A class action lawsuit in Los Angeles and a task force in Memphis both try to counter the “adverse childhood events” that impair health and well-being.
Two state senators and a health foundation executive offer their perspectives.
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