Un nuevo beneficio de salud disponible para millones de californianos anima a las personas a discutir opciones con los doctores para cuidados al final de la vida.
A new health benefit available to millions of Californians encourages people to discuss end-of-life care options with their doctors.
Los oficiales quieren reflejar la amplia demografía del programa.
Terminally ill patients must meet many requirements in order to end their own lives. Some could have difficulty finding a doctor willing to prescribe the drugs, and others could have trouble paying for them.
Officials want to reflect the program’s wider demographic.
With the nation’s opioid crisis worsening, officials want you to dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs. But finding a convenient take-back site requires time and patience.
Pressured by Congress, the state exchange will expedite attempts to stop the ejection of pregnant women from private plans without notice or consent.
New law will raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022-2023, offering “underpaid” home care workers some financial relief.
Members of the state’s delegation in the U.S. Congress are asking authorities to alert customers that they could be switched from private insurance to Medi-Cal without consent or notice.
In June, California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with prescriptions from their doctors, but getting those prescriptions will require serious effort.