Rush Of Patients Tests Patience At Sacramento Emergency RoomsAt one point Sacramento city fire officials say ambulances with patients were lined up at UC Davis Medical Center with a wait from one to four hours.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
Area Hospitals Among 10 Penalized By CDPHUC Davis Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals being penalized by the California Department of Public Health for noncompliance with licensing requirements.
Legislation Questions Hospitals' Nonprofit StatusSome of California's most powerful unions are pressuring nonprofit hospitals to prove that they provide enough charitable care to justify their tax-exempt status.
New Legislation Would Force Nonprofit Hospitals To Disclose Charity Care SpendingAt a time their CEOs are earning record salaries, a proposed law would force California nonprofit hospitals to clearly explain their charity work to determine if enough money is really being spent on charity care.
Earthquake Tests Look For Ways To Shore Up HospitalsWhat happens when a series of massive earthquakes hits a five-story medical facility with an intensive care unit, operating room and elevator?
Hospitals Given More Time For Seismic Upgrades The state Legislature has approved urgency legislation giving California hospitals more time to comply with seismic safety requirements and clearing the way for some hospitals to receive Medi-Cal reimbursements.