The Week Ahead
Medicaid scheduled to reduce reimbursements to pharmacies for generic medications.
Last day for open enrollment in Medicare prescription drug coverage plans for 2008.
California law takes effect banning smoking in cars with children under the age of 18 present.
State law takes effect prohibiting hospitals from billing some uninsured or underinsured patients at rates above those charged to Medicare, workers' compensation or other government programs in which the hospital participates.
Healthy San Francisco, the city's universal health access program, will expand eligibility to uninsured adult residents of all income levels.This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.