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(CBS SF)

Cash-Strapped Doctors Medical Center Ends Its Emergency Ambulance Service

After 60 years, emergency ambulance service came to an abrupt stop at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo Thursday morning as the financially embattled hospital struggles to staff its emergency room.

08/07/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Medical Supply Company Owners Sentenced For Medicare Wheelchair Scam

Two medical equipment supply company owners and an associate were sentenced in federal court in Oakland earlier this week to prison terms for their roles in a $1.6 million Medicare fraud concerning phony prescriptions for power wheelchairs.

06/20/2014

Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

Muni Gets Doctor’s Notes From Majority Of Operators Who Called Out Sick, Snarling Commutes

Muni says a majority of the 1,500 operators who called in sick this week have turned in doctors notes excusing their absences.

06/05/2014

People emerge from a medical building at Southgate Ave. and Cerro Dr. with their hands on their heads as police direct them across the street, April 23, 2014. (CBS)

Elderly Man Accused Of Shooting In Daly City Medical Center Pleads Not Guilty

An elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical center last month pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, according to prosecutors.

05/15/2014

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

San Pablo Hospital That Serves Thousands Likely To Close After Parcel Tax Fails

A hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.

05/06/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/22/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Considers Appeal After Judge Agrees With Oakland Hospital On Jahi McMath’s Condition

The family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, will begin discussions today on whether to appeal a judge’s decision regarding her life support.

12/26/2013

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