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.”
Proposition 52 would permanently enshrine a significant source of funding for hospitals and limit lawmakers’ ability to change it.
Physicians remain opposed to removing supervision
The controversial measure was amended to address drugmakers’ concerns; some lawmakers were confused by the legislation.
En total, el gasto en hepatitis C está aumentando porque más personas están tomando los costosos medicamentos nuevos. Pero el costo por paciente está bajando.
Proposed legislation would require drugmakers to disclose and justify price hikes. The industry has taken to Facebook and Twitter, warning that the proposal could lead to medication shortages in some regions of the state.
Costly meds will be discussed at lawmaker hearing on controversial drug price transparency bill.