UC Davis Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals being penalized by the California Department of Public Health for noncompliance with licensing requirements.
Some of California’s most powerful unions are pressuring nonprofit hospitals to prove that they provide enough charitable care to justify their tax-exempt status.
At 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.
What happens when a series of massive earthquakes hits a five-story medical facility with an intensive care unit, operating room and elevator?
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.