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County-by-county data gathering and idiosyncratic formats create a mess for analysts trying to size up the program.
A hospital-financed fund used to draw matching federal dollars for Medi-Cal would become permanent, and it would be harder for officials to divert the money from its intended use.
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 Assembly’s health committee Tuesday approved legislation that would require hospitals and affiliated medical groups to report the compensation of all executives making $250,000 or more a year.
A new study by the RAND Corporation shows that a statewide effort to reduce the stigma attached to mental illness has produced a demonstrable economic benefit for the state.
“It died on the vine,” says petition contractor.
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.
Heated battle expected over November ballot proposal to curb state’s prescription drug costs, as pharmaceutical industry opens its pocketbook to defeat the measure.