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.
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.
More than half a million Californians who are covered by Anthem Blue Cross could see a massive rate hike early next year.
A new book celebrates the lives and work of those who often go unnoticed. ‘The American Nurse’ features 75 unforgettable women and men at the heart of America’s healthcare system.
San Francisco’s Health Commission has voted to cover sex reassignment surgery for transgender people through the city’s universal health program.
Healthcare for prisoners in California used to be so bad that a judge ruled it was unconstitutional and put a federal receiver in charge of fixing it.
California is eliminating its Healthy Families program and moving those children into the state’s Medicaid program in an effort to save a projected $73 million a year.
The five-member Benefit Exchange Board is making key decisions in Sacramento to lay the groundwork for who qualifies for affordable health care coverage and how they can access those plans.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Gov. Jerry Brown is telling California lawmakers that he will call a special legislative session on health care at the end of the year.