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The average patient stay costs $4,000 more at Sutter and Dignity hospitals than at other California medical centers, study shows.
County-by-county data gathering and idiosyncratic formats create a mess for analysts trying to size up the program.
Consumer advocates say the nonprofit’s disclosures come too late for policy holders and the public.
It goes back to the byzantine way health care — and health insurance — developed in the U.S. in the wake of World War II.
A single mom, a son with autism and a maddening search for the help she badly needed.
Controlling costs was a big consideration in awarding the nearly $4.9 billion contract to OptumRx, a unit of the insurance giant.
UnitedHealth’s OptumRx is the lowest bidder and wins a key endorsement ahead of final vote by California’s public retirement system.
State exchange’s spending plan for 2017 would close a call center and reduce funding for some programs that assist vulnerable communities.
A ballot measure in November would peg state-paid drug prices to the lowest prices paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. But there’s a catch: The VA won’t say what those prices are.
The projected increase in premiums is expected to draw national attention in an election year — especially from foes of the Affordable Care Act.