A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
A billion dollar prison medical clinic that’s sitting half empty will start readmitting the state’s sickest inmates, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday.
Rhonda Collins foresees a continued demand for new health care workers, especially nurses.
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.
According to the Medicare data, California had 38 doctors that were paid at least $3 million in 2012.
What to consider as the first open enrollment period in California under the federal Affordable Care Act comes to an end:
California’s insurance commissioner has reached an agreement with one of the state’s major health insurance companies to delay its cancellation of more than 115,000 individual policies under the federal Affordable Care Act.
The controversy over the Affordable Care Act landed in Silicon Valley Thursday as small businesses questioned a panel of experts about whether they could afford the costs associated with the new health insurance requirements.
Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland has been fined for procedural errors the California Department of Public Health says led to a patient’s death.
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.