New advocacy groups like Indivisible California weigh strategies for long-haul political activism, including protests.
California state Sen. Ricardo Lara talks about progress and setbacks in the Trump era.
New research finds that the Affordable Care Act — especially the Medicaid expansion — has helped about 4 million people with chronic health problems get coverage, including many in California. Researchers say their findings could help Republicans planning a replacement.
State lawmaker says he was worried the Trump Administration would use information on those who purchased plans to try and deport them.
One Health Affairs study published Monday shows many consumers with Covered California health plans limited their rate hikes by choosing lower cost plans. But a second study suggests many passed up financial help because they chose the wrong type of plan.
A high-profile whistleblower attorney representing the physician is seeking class action status.
Hospital-acquired infections kill 100,000 U.S. patients every year and cost $20 billion.
Legislation would raise payments for Denti-Cal providers, using revenue from the state tobacco tax recently passed by California voters.
Health advocates are expecting millions in new tax money for health education programs aimed at preventing obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Other cities around the country are mulling similar measures.
In California and other states, these first responders are learning to identify people with mental illness and get them help — or sometimes just chat and check in over snacks.