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Healthcare

(CBS)

California Health Care Costs To Rise Under Affordable Care Act

A new report commissioned by California’s health care exchange says individuals who buy their own health plans will see the cost rise an average of 14 percent next year under the Affordable Care Act.

03/28/2013

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CVS Ordering Workers To Reveal Weight, Health Info

Pharmacy giant CVS has told workers in the Bay Area and around the nation to reveal their weight and other health information, or pay extra for health coverage.

03/21/2013

Medi-cal

Lawmakers Give Initial OK to Medi-Cal Expansion

State lawmakers have given initial approval to bills that would expand Medicaid to more than 1 million low-income Californians, a critical step to implementing federal health care reforms.

03/08/2013

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

KCBS Cover Story: Restaurants Face Deadline To Clear Healthy SF Discrepancies

Dozens of San Francisco restaurants accused of overcharging customers to cover employees’ health care have less than two months left to clear their names or face prosecution.

02/21/2013

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KCBS Cover Story: Healthy SF Law Creating Enforcement Battle Lines

Sour grapes are growing between San Francisco City Hall and restaurateurs over what critics say is a confusing and badly written law.

02/19/2013

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San Francisco Restaurants Probed Over Health Care Fees

Dozens of San Francisco restaurants are under investigation for exploiting a new city program by keeping customer surcharges instead of spending them on employee health care.

01/25/2013

(CBS)

California Awarded $674M To Build Health Insurance Exchange

California has been awarded a $674 million federal grant to continue developing and building an online insurance marketplace under the federal health care reform law, state officials announced Thursday.

01/17/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Settles With Pizza Chain Over Health Care Complaint

San Francisco officials say a restaurant chain has agreed to spend $320,000 to settle a complaint alleging that it collected a surcharge from customers for the city’s health care law but did not use most of the money for its intended purpose.

01/14/2013

Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Calif. Insurance Commissioner Criticizes Anthem Blue Cross Rate Hike

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Tuesday that Anthem Blue Cross’ proposed rate hike for some of its small-group members is unreasonable, but the insurer says the increase reflects the rising cost of health care.

01/08/2013

Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Anthem Blue Cross Customers May See Rate Hike

More than half a million Californians who are covered by Anthem Blue Cross could see a massive rate hike early next year.

11/21/2012

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