Health Care Reform
Gov. Jerry Brown is telling California lawmakers that he will call a special legislative session on health care at the end of the year.
More than a million Californians will receive rebates from their health insurers next week. The refunds are the first tangible results of the federal health care overhaul.
Now that the Affordable Care Act has been ruled on by the highest court in the land, participation in the health insurance program is the next hurdle for proponents. And, it stands to reason that the medical community will have a lot to say to state officials across the nation who are thinking of “opting out.”
After Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, several million Californians could be among the first in the nation to qualify for government subsidized insurance because of state efforts.
Millions of Californians who don’t have medical insurance will within two years, now that the Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.
Bay Area elected officials are responding enthusiastically to Thursday’s historic Supreme Court ruling upholding most of the federal Affordable Care Act.
The decision, health and insurance officials say, perfectly positions California to add 6 million residents to the ranks of the insured by a 2014 deadline.
Californians are divided over Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act according to a new poll conducted for CBS 5.
For those too young to remember, once upon a time doctors really did make house calls. And in the Bay Area, they’re starting to do it again – and it may even become a more common practice once President Obama’s health care reform law takes full effect.
An estimated 53,000 residents in Contra Costa County are eligible for free health care under the Low Income Health Program, but just over 10,000 people are enrolled.