In far northern Lassen and Modoc counties, residents say Obamacare premiums are unaffordable. But under the proposed Senate bill, insurance premiums would increase even more.
In a county where cows outnumber people and most voters supported Donald Trump, a coalition of health clinics is driven to defend the Obamacare.
Dismantling Obamacare could force layoffs and shrink local business revenues in small, rural towns in California and beyond.
Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on the sofa for three days to watch college basketball while they recover.
The health insurance company, which operates in 12 states plus Puerto Rico, grew out of a network of Southern California clinics founded in 1980. Despite lower-than-expected profits in 2016, Molina’s track record of working with low-income patients has generally served it well under Obamacare.
Most veterans who commit suicide do so with a gun, but most therapists don’t understand gun culture. A veteran who has struggled with depression himself now helps bridge that gap by educating mental health professionals.
Michael Weinstein of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation says he is promoting condoms where others have forgotten them.
When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
Low payments and high hassles make many therapists shun insurance companies.
A family says they struggled mightily to get treatment for their depressed teen — up against a therapist shortage and a resistant insurer.