Surprise medical bill protections for consumers and new painkiller prescribing requirements for doctors are among measures signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Though fluoride has been added to water for decades to prevent tooth decay, grassroots opposition still pops up in towns and cities around the country.
The new law isn’t mandatory, and concerns about training and who can give life-saving shot remain.
Algunas clínicas dentales están expandiendo sus horarios para cubrir la demanda, pero, ¿puede un sistema ya saturado satisfacer las necesidades de niños que no han visto a un dentista en años?
Officials call the 5.9 percent premium increase “moderate,” but many small businesses still shy away from the state’s insurance exchange.
Some dental clinics are expanding their hours to meet demand, but can an already stressed system satisfy the needs of children who haven’t seen a dentist in years?
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco estimate that hospitals could lose nearly $1,000 per surgery by throwing away opened but unused supplies, such as gloves and sponges.
The public spending on health care outpaces the nation.
The California measure would protect consumers and provide better reimbursement for care, supporters say.
The bill would help consumers avoid pricey bills from out-of-network docs.