California Eyes Health Care For Immigrants In US IllegallyCalifornia lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally.
Newsom Wants To Help More Californians Buy Health InsuranceGov. Gavin Newsom wants California to become the first state to offer subsidies of about $100 a month to help people who earn as much as 600% of the federal poverty level pay for their insurance plans.
SF City Attorney Sues Trump Administration To Protect Health Care For Women, LGBTQ CommunitySan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over a new federal rule that would allow health care staff to refuse to provide medical treatment.
UCSF Participates In Experimental Therapy Trial For Infants With Rare Genetic Disease SCIDIn the late 70's and early 80's, a small boy with a rare genetic disease was known as “David, the Bubble Boy." Now, there is cautious optimism that UCSF doctors may have found a safe cure for patients just like David.
Newsom's First Actions As California Governor Target Health CareGov. Gavin Newsom's first act as governor Monday was to propose state-funded health coverage for 138,000 young people in the country illegally and a reinstatement of a mandate that everyone buy insurance or face fines.
Where Candidates for Governor Stand on Taxes, Trump, Housing, Health CareCalifornia's race for governor pits Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, former San Francisco mayor, against Republican businessman John Cox. Take a look at where they stand on issues that have shaped the race.
Study: 4 In 10 Americans Can't Afford Basic NeedsFour in 10 Americans are struggling to pay for their basic needs such as groceries or housing, a problem even middle-class households confront, according to a new study from the Urban Institute.
Health Care, Tech Jobs Top List Of Highest-Paying Work In U.S.Americans eager for a high-paying job might want to focus on two industries: health care and technology.
San Mateo County Takes On Opioid DistributorsThe “Big Three” opioid distributors including McKesson have created a public nuisance by pumping opioid pills into San Mateo County, officials claimed in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Health Care Is New Front For Transgender Rights Under TrumpMilitary service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care.
California Bill Would Create Health Care Price ControlsCalifornia's government would set prices for health care services under a measure in the state Assembly.
Ad Blitz Accuses Stanford Health Care Of Putting Patients At Risk For Infections A nasty public campaign, targeting one of the bay area's most prestigious hospitals. A new ad blitz claims Stanford Health Center is putting patients at risk for infections.
Leading Liberal Policy Group Unveils 'Medicare Extra' Plan for Universal CoverageA leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.
California Launches Aetna Investigation After Medical Director's Stunning AdmissionCalifornia's insurance commissioner launches into Aetna after a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients' records when deciding whether to approve or deny care.
Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump Contraception RulesCalifornia faces potentially "dire" public health and financial consequences from new rules by the Trump administration allowing more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, a federal judge said Thursday.