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.
Muni says a majority of the 1,500 operators who called in sick this week have turned in doctors notes excusing their absences.
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.
A hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
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.
A new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.