Biotech Miracle Drugs Raise The Literal Cost Of Living Beyond Medicaid's ReachA newly-approved drug being hailed as a major advance in treatment of cystic fibrosis comes with a punishing price tag: about $710 per patient per day.
Report Shows Latino Medi-Cal Patients Have Difficulty Getting CareA report by the California HealthCare Foundation found that 36 percent of the Spanish-speaking Medi-Cal population has been told a physician won't take them, compared to 7 percent of the overall Medi-Cal population.
Ways To Prepare For Possible Long-Term Care CostsNearly 70 percent of 65 year-olds will eventually need some form of long-term care...
Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix ObamacareSome immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Legislature Expands Medi-Cal To 1.4 Million Low-Income ResidentsThe state Legislature passed a major piece of the federal Affordable Care Act, opting to expand Medicaid to 1.4 million low-income Californians.
Brown Tells Counties To Help Pay For Medi-Cal ExpansionGov. Jerry Brown told county officials Wednesday that the state cannot afford to "double-pay" as he seeks to expand California's health care program for the poor, meaning counties will have to forfeit millions of dollars in state funding.
Lawmakers Give Initial OK to Medi-Cal ExpansionState 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.
ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From FictionWhat does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you'll fare.
Wary Of Cost, Gov. Brown Commits State To Health ReformGov. Jerry Brown says he is firmly committed to making national health care reform work in California, but he also is wary of the potential costs.
Health Care Shift To Affect 860,000 California ChildrenCalifornia 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.