California Medical Association President Steven Larson says it’s time to circumvent the state Legislature and go straight to voters with ballot measures that could increase how much Medi-Cal pays physicians.
Research published in Health Affairs shows that new patients were able to get an appointment with a primary care doctor less than 30 percent of the time.
Un nuevo beneficio de salud disponible para millones de californianos anima a las personas a discutir opciones con los doctores para cuidados al final de la vida.
A new health benefit available to millions of Californians encourages people to discuss end-of-life care options with their doctors.
Los oficiales quieren reflejar la amplia demografía del programa.
Terminally ill patients must meet many requirements in order to end their own lives. Some could have difficulty finding a doctor willing to prescribe the drugs, and others could have trouble paying for them.
Officials want to reflect the program’s wider demographic.
With the nation’s opioid crisis worsening, officials want you to dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs. But finding a convenient take-back site requires time and patience.
Pressured by Congress, the state exchange will expedite attempts to stop the ejection of pregnant women from private plans without notice or consent.
New law will raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022-2023, offering “underpaid” home care workers some financial relief.