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California: Not Exactly The Golden State For Those In Their Golden Years

So just where is the best place for Americans to retire? Florida? California? The results of a new survey by Bankrate may surprise you.

05/05/2014

(CBS SF)

California Health Care Enrollment Exceeds Expectations

A late surge of sign-ups pushed California’s health insurance exchange nearly 100,000 enrollees beyond the original projections of the Obama administration.

04/17/2014

Medication bottles of prescription pills. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

About The Bay: A Personal Look At The Cost Of Health Care

KCBS and KPIX reporter Mike Sugerman had a firsthand look at the costs of health care with a recent health scare of his own, in his travels About the Bay.

04/16/2014

CalPERS has designated San Joaquin, Amador, Nevada, Sutter, Yuba and Yolo Counties as part of its Bay Area region. (CBS)

CalPERS Charging Central Valley Workers Bay Area Prices For Health Care

The Bay Area is typically thought of as nine counties. CalPERS, which handles benefits for state employees, sees it much bigger, including the Sierra Foothills and even areas north of Sacramento.

04/02/2014

A healthcare reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at the free Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Fair at Pasadena City College on November 19, 2013 in Pasadena, California. The event, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters, offers one-on-one sessions with insurance experts certified by Covered California to help people enroll for healthcare coverage under the ACA. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Bay Area Help Available On Final Day Before Obamacare Deadline

Monday is the deadline for Americans to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama Administrations health reform law.

03/31/2014

Zach Galifianakis (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

President Obama Spar w/ Zach Galifianakis On Locally Grown ‘Between Two Ferns’

The President took some odd questions from the comedian before pitching Obamacare to young people…

03/11/2014

Covered California home page (Covered California)

Covered California Enrollment Portal Taken Offline Due To Software Issues

The enrollment portal has been temporarily taken offline because of software malfunctions that were affecting the consumer experience. Covered California decided to close the enrollment portion of the website early Wednesday afternoon.

02/20/2014

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KCBS Special Report: ‘A Night At SF General’ Part 2

KCBS reporter Holly Quan spends a night at SF General Hospital where staff at the E.R. brace for another busy New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2013

A waiter serves lunch to restaurant customers. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Restaurants Reach $2M Settlement With ‘Healthy San Francisco’

The San Francisco City Attorney has cleared 17 restaurants and reached settlements with dozens of others over allegations that they were collecting surcharges to pay for employee health care, but not actually providing any.

12/31/2013

(CBS SF)

Covered California Reminds Enrollees To Make Payments

With its first major deadline in the past, California’s health insurance exchange is urging the thousands of people who enrolled for coverage to take the next step and pay for it.

12/27/2013

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