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UC Davis ‘Whistleblower’ Wins Lawsuit After Reporting Unethical Study On Prisoners

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.

08/13/2014

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$1 Billion Stockton Prison Medical Complex Reopens After Numerous Problems

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.

07/22/2014

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Health Care Expert From San Jose Expects A Continuing Need For Nurses

Rhonda Collins foresees a continued demand for new health care workers, especially nurses.

07/18/2014

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Oakland Medical Supply Company Owners Sentenced For Medicare Wheelchair Scam

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.

06/20/2014

A doctor and patient at the UCSF Women's Health Center in San Francisco, CA. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Reveals $3 Million Medicare Payouts To Doctors, 38 In California

According to the Medicare data, California had 38 doctors that were paid at least $3 million in 2012.

04/09/2014

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. Covered California

What You Need To Know About March 31 Obamacare Enrollment Deadline In California

What to consider as the first open enrollment period in California under the federal Affordable Care Act comes to an end:

03/31/2014

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Cancellation Delayed For 115,000 Blue Shield Of California Policies

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.

11/05/2013

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Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Worry How Much Obamacare Will Cost Them

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.

09/26/2013

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Hospital Fined For Patient Death; Marin Hospital Also Fined For Patient Safety Violations

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.

08/15/2013

Barbara Boxer

Sen. Boxer Touts Health Care Exchange, Obamacare In Oakland

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.

08/05/2013

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