Proposed state legislation would ban drugmakers from issuing coupons to lower patients’ copayments if a cheaper, FDA-approved medication is available.
Gov. Jerry Brown said he will work with other governors and lawmakers to prevent a loss of federal health dollars that could “devastate” the state’s budget.
California and other states could continue to cover people under the ACA or create new approaches, according to a bill introduced Monday. Many Democrats fear such state options won’t draw enough federal funding and will fragment coverage nationwide.
Wood, who chairs the Assembly Health Committee, lays out his priorities for 2017.
Despite health law uncertainty, more than 25,000 new consumers chose new plans in just two days this week.
Our interactive map gives a county-by-county look at the percentage of people covered by Covered California and Medi-Cal expansion.
Researcher says the reliance on public programs is a lesson for lawmakers who will be considering renewing CHIP next year.
California should continue to “poke the bear” on drug price policy, Senate Health Committee chairman says.
Some of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s constituents fear his vow to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later could rob them of coverage.
After the recent election of Republicans who have vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, one of the nation’s oldest environmental groups says it’s on board to help save it.