Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don’t cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.
The head of California’s health exchange says 900,000 people have signed up for insurance coverage so far.
The so-called “young invincibles” are so important to the success of the Affordable Care Act that supporters and detractors are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements.
People from all over the state are converging on the state capitol today for a health rally to fight proposed cuts to Medi-Cal.
Thousands of local residents took advantage of health services being offered at a community resource fair put on Saturday at Hiram Johnson High School.
California lawmakers have taken their first step toward passing new consumer protections under the federal health care overhaul, such as guaranteeing coverage even with pre-existing conditions
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Governor Jerry Brown is calling for more than $200 million in cuts to the in-home care program, but hundreds at the capitol urged lawmakers to find other areas to cut.
People lined up and are waiting until Saturday to get free healthcare; and surprisingly, many of them are employed, but still can’t afford it.
he new health care law goes to the US Supreme Court this week, with a new poll showing support for it is weak.
Transgender inmates who did not begin treatment prior to entering federal custody can now receive sex hormones specialized mental health counseling and possibly gender reassignment surgery while serving their sentences.
California’s seven largest health insurers face nearly $5 million in fines for allegedly failing to pay hospitals and physicians fairly and on time.