A new analysis from UCSF warns that pot smoke is a danger to human health – but the California Medical Association has just endorsed a proposal to legalize it.
A transition in health coverage begins today for about 9,000 children with autism, and state officials guaranteed the kids would have full continuity of care.
Three pending multi-billion dollar health insurance acquisitions are facing wary resistance from Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, who might nix at least one of them.
Californians are evenly split on whether the state’s $2 billion surplus should go toward paying off debt or restoring social service programs, according to a survey released yesterday.
A new Assembly bill addresses a theory that has been gaining greater acceptance in the medical community and beyond: Adverse childhood experiences may be strong indicators of health risk factors later in life.
A new Senate bill proposes that the state inform consumers when state officials find health insurance rates to be unjustified.
A federal report released yesterday says 29 percent of California kids in Medi-Cal did not receive any dental care in the past year and 78 percent did not receive all required dental services.
State officials had some pointed questions for health insurers last week during a hearing on the proposed sale of Health Net to Centene.
The Senate Rules Committee made it official this week, voting unanimously to confirm Jennifer Kent as director of the Department of Health Care Services.
A hearing this week examining a merger of health insurance companies — one of three proposed deals pending approval — could get a little heated.