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State exchange’s spending plan for 2017 would close a call center and reduce funding for some programs that assist vulnerable communities.
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 projected increase in premiums is expected to draw national attention in an election year — especially from foes of the Affordable Care Act.
Zoom, a medical group and insurer, is targeting millennials in Oregon and Washington with quick, accessible care as well as fitness, yoga and cooking classes.
New law will raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022-2023, offering “underpaid” home care workers some financial relief.
A nonprofit patient safety group devised nationally standardized measures to help pregnant women gauge hospitals on quality of maternity care.
In exchange for steering clear of the fight, the board that oversees California’s physicians requested amendments to a bill that would require doctors and other medical practitioners to inform patients if they are on probation.
In a shift of policy, California will no longer push low-income Californians who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid into managed care.
With a big merger pending, the health insurance giant is slammed with a $415,000 penalty from state regulators for inadequate attention to consumer complaints.
New research highlights the paradox in the federal program to improve hospital quality.