Half of California voters say their health care costs increased this year. And, the same proportion describes health care as difficult to afford.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, came to Oakland Monday to promote the nation’s new health care law, saying it will help millions of Americans get the health care they need.
Young people are about to be bombarded with messages about Obamacare. Health care analysts say the government plans to spend tens of millions of dollars informing millennials that come January 1, 2014, they’ll need to have some kind of health care coverage, or will face a fine.
One of California’s biggest insurers is drawing complaints from employers who say the company’s policies are no longer the bargain for quality care that they once were.
As negotiations are currently at a stalemate, issues like pension, health care and payback for unused sick days are coming to the forefront.
The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.
While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.
The city would absorb the cost of the higher premiums, a $15 million hit that Supervisor John Avalos said the health management organization has not adequately explained given that San Francisco’s overall health insurance costs for workers covered by other providers went up just 2.5 percent.
Aetna Inc. will stop selling individual health insurance policies in California next month, just weeks after opting out of the exchange that is being established as part of the national health care reforms, a state regulator said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama spoke in San Jose Friday to address concerns over recent revelations about national security programs as well as to tout California’s health care exchanges as a successful result of his health care legislation.