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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Health Insurers Just Say No To Marijuana Coverage

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.

05/08/2014

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California Health Exchange Enrollment Hits 900K

The head of California’s health exchange says 900,000 people have signed up for insurance coverage so far.

03/13/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Ramps Up Efforts To Target Uninsured Youth

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.

01/01/2014

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Thousands Attend Rally To Fight Gov. Brown’s Proposed Medi-Cal Cuts

People from all over the state are converging on the state capitol today for a health rally to fight proposed cuts to Medi-Cal.

06/04/2013

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Thousands Attend Free Health Services Fair In Sacramento

Thousands of local residents took advantage of health services being offered at a community resource fair put on Saturday at Hiram Johnson High School.

03/16/2013

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California Lawmakers Moving Forward With New Health Insurance Rules

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

02/28/2013

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

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.

08/21/2012

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State Cuts To In-Home Care Could Leave Many Without Options

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.

06/13/2012

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People Camp For Cal Expo Free Healthcare Clinic

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.

03/30/2012

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As Supreme Court Weighs Health Care Reform, Americans View Law More Dimly

he new health care law goes to the US Supreme Court this week, with a new poll showing support for it is weak.

03/26/2012

Feds Revise Medical Rules For Transgender Inmates

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.

10/03/2011

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