California AG Becerra Warns Of Tacked-On COVID Fees Consumer May Not Have To PayCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a warning to consumers Tuesday about some healthcare providers reportedly charging a COVID-19 fee that many people are not obligated to pay.
AG Xavier Becerra Helps Secure $10M Settlement With 2 Pharmaceutical CompaniesCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a nationwide settlement totaling over $10 million with two major pharmaceutical companies on Tuesday.
Covered California Extends Open Enrollment Deadline to Dec. 30Covered California is extending the open-enrollment deadline for health care coverage for two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sen. Wiener Proposal Would Offer Financial Rewards To Meth Users Who Stay SoberLooking to address the ongoing meth crisis in the Bay Area and California, a proposal by State Sen. Scott Wiener would offer financial rewards to users who stay sober.
State Lawmakers Want Gov. Newsom to Keep Health Tax That Trump May NixState lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to keep a tax that can generate nearly $2 billion for low-income health benefits but means approval from the Trump administration amid a feud between state and federal officials.
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.
Phone Scam Targets Recipients Of Medi-Cal, Social ServicesSanta Clara County social service agencies are warning residents to be aware of fraudulent texts and calls from people claiming to be with state agencies.
Lawsuit Claims Medi-Cal Discriminates Against Low-Income CaliforniansA lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges that the state’s health care system is discriminatory because it provides unequal care to the 13.5 million people who are enrolled in Medi-Cal, the health insurance program for low-income Californians.
Parents Of Sick Children Fight Senate Healthcare BillDoctors, patients, and the parents of sick children are coming together to fight back against the U.S. Senate's healthcare bill.
Some Question How Prop 56 Tobacco Tax Funds Being UsedWhen it comes to spending the tobacco tax approved on the state ballot last November, Governor Jerry Brown seems to have a somewhat creative interpretation of what voters approved.
Californians Pass Prop 52 To Extend Hospital Fees To Fund Medi-Cal ServicesVoters in California approved Proposition 52 to extend Medi-Cal hospital fees beyond January 1, 2018.
California No Longer Golden State For Young Doctors Who Want To Practice MedicineCalifornia was once one of the best places in the country for doctors to live and practice medicine, but those days seem long gone.
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.
California A Step Closer To Extending Health Care For Illegal Immigrant ChildrenThe California Senate has approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.
Board Votes To Close Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Next MonthThe governing board for Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo has voted to start closing down the facility on April 21st.