The drug Lantus is among a new generation of diabetes medications that is difficult for governments — and consumers — to afford.
Two measures seek to ease patients’ transportation woes and doctor shortages.
Liz Helms of the California Chronic Care Coalition takes some surprising positions on prescription drug costs.
Advocates, patients and even medical students say people on Medi-Cal can’t get primary care there. But UC administrators say they provide plenty of other care to Medi-Cal patients.
California is among a number of states considering new laws to control the rising cost of prescription medications.
But the mandate doesn’t go far enough to improve access to care, health advocates say.
A Northern California clinic network is overwhelmed with Medi-Cal patients after the Affordable Care Act rollout.
Starting next year, Covered California will require health plans to assign a primary care provider to all enrollees who don’t already have one — though the assignments will not be binding.
A double-digit increase, which follows two years of moderate rate hikes, is likely to resonate across the country in debate over Obamacare.
A class-action suit says the state’s third largest insurer owes beneficiaries more than $34 million. Blue Shield says the allegations are “misinformed and incorrect.”