Thousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.
About 18,000 nurses who work for Northern California Kaiser Permanente Hospitals, and other facilities, plan to go on a two-day strike Tuesday morning citing Ebola safety concerns and general patient care.
Health care giant Kaiser Permanente has agreed to pay a $4 million fine over allegations it denied some patients timely access to mental health services.
Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.
California health officials say it is unlikely the Ebola virus poses a significant public health risk to the state, and the patient being treated in Sacramento for possible exposure is considered low risk.
A Sacramento hospital treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus is taking extra precautions.
A patient is being examined for possible exposure or symptoms of the Ebola virus at Kaiser South Sacramento, according to hospital officials.
California’s small businesses now can enroll for employee health care plans through the state’s insurance exchange website.
California’s health insurance exchange not only will allow individuals to shop for health insurance plans, but small businesses, as well. Covered California’s Executive Director Peter Lee explains how.
State officials have fined Kaiser Permanente $4 million, alleging the health care giant failed to provide adequate mental health services.