Gov. Newsom Appoints CA's First Surgeon GeneralGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the appointment of Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as California's first-ever surgeon general.
Kaiser Cancels Surgeries During Mental Health Therapists' StrikeA Kaiser spokesperson on Tuesday confirmed non-urgent surgeries are being cancelled as a result of a five-day strike by the hospital’s mental health therapists.
CA Rejects Prop 8 To Restrict Dialysis Clinic ProfitsProp 8, the union-funded ballot measure to restrict dialysis clinics' profits, was losing in early returns Tuesday evening.
Grand Jury: Oakland Facing $860M Retiree Healthcare Cost CrisisThe Alameda County Grand Jury says in its annual report that the city of Oakland’s unfunded retiree healthcare benefits are an $860 million “crisis” that is starting to undermine the city’s fiscal health and could cause its bond ratings to be downgraded.
Hospitals May Soon Have To Post Prices For Patients OnlineHospitals may soon have to post their standard prices for patients online, under a proposed rule unveiled Tuesday by the Trump administration.
How Healthcare Changes Will Affect Your EmployeesUnlike the individual enrollment period for individuals, SHOP enrollment is now open year-round for small business employees.
California Enrollment Under Obama Health Law Dips SlightlyEnrollment in Covered California dropped slightly this year as about 35,000 fewer people signed up for coverage through the state's insurance marketplace, officials reported Wednesday.
Program To Offer Medical, Social Services To Mission District Sex WorkersOutreach workers will offer medical and social services to sex workers in San Francisco’s Mission District starting next month as part of a new pilot program spearheaded by Supervisor Hillary Ronen.
Judge: Trump Doesn't Have To Resume Health Care SubsidiesA federal judge in San Francisco ruled Wednesday that the government does not have to immediately resume paying "Obamacare" health care subsidies that President Donald Trump cut off.
Covered California Rates Going Up 12.5% Amid Obamacare UncertaintyInsurers on the Covered California health exchange announce a 12.5 percent price hike Tuesday, as a major insurance carrier cuts back on coverage.
Senate GOP Leaders Abruptly Delay Health Care VoteLacking votes, Senate GOP leaders abruptly announced Tuesday they were delaying a vote on health care bill until after July 4th recess.
Motorcyclist Detained After Riding Through San Francisco Heathcare ProtestMan who rode a motorcycle through a crowd of activists blocking a San Francisco street and protesting the GOP healthcare bill was detained.
How Do Small Business Owners Provide For Their Own Healthcare?Small business owners can choose healthcare options within and outside the national health insurance exchange.
Details Emerge On Proposed California Single-Payer Healthcare PlanA lawmaker has unveiled details on a plan to dramatically change the way Californians receive healthcare with a single-payer system.
Trump's Renewed Promise To Repeal Obamacare Has Californians WorriedPresident-elect Donald Trump repeated his promise on Wednesday to repeal Obamacare. And some California officials and residents are worried.