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Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi.  (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Pelosi: GOP Repeal Obamacare Is ‘Unrealistic’

Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats are happy to debate dismantling Obamacare, but repeal is unrealistic.

06/30/2012

(CBS)

Doctors Say California To Face Care Shortage Following Reform

Millions of Californians who don’t have medical insurance will within two years, now that the Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.

06/29/2012

(CBS)

Bay Area Elected Officials Hail Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care Act

Bay Area elected officials are responding enthusiastically to Thursday’s historic Supreme Court ruling upholding most of the federal Affordable Care Act.

06/28/2012

(CBS)

California Officials: Bring On Health Care Reform

The decision, health and insurance officials say, perfectly positions California to add 6 million residents to the ranks of the insured by a 2014 deadline.

06/28/2012

Obamacare supporters and protesters gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to find out the ruling on the Affordable Health Act June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Californians Divided Over Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

Californians are divided over Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act according to a new poll conducted for CBS 5.

06/28/2012

A La Boulange bakery in San Francisco. (CBS)

La Boulange Accused Of San Francisco Health Care Law Violations

Known for its artisan pastries and sandwiches, San Francisco-based La Boulange is under the microscope as employees claim that the company has violated the city’s ordinance mandating health coverage.

06/19/2012

(CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Return Of The House Call

For those too young to remember, once upon a time doctors really did make house calls. And in the Bay Area, they’re starting to do it again – and it may even become a more common practice once President Obama’s health care reform law takes full effect.

06/04/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Using Daily Deal Sites For Healthcare Services

Daily deal sites such as Groupon, LivingSocial and Gilt are giving the uninsured and underinsured a chance to afford health care services.

05/07/2012

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California Study Finds Huge Sticker Shock For Appendix Removal

What do hospitals charge to remove an appendix? The startling answer is that it could be the same as the price of a refrigerator—or a house.

04/23/2012

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UC Hastings Expert Predicts Supreme Court Will Uphold Obama Healthcare Law

University of California Hastings Law School professor David Faigman believes justices will ultimately uphold what many consider to be Obama’s signature achievement when the court rules in June.

03/27/2012

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