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Thousands Of Northern California Nurses Go On Strike

As many as 18,000 nurses have walked off the job and are picketing in front of Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities.

11/11/2014

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Hospital Association: Kaiser Nurses Using Ebola As Rouse For Its Own Causes

Roughly 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses throughout Northern California are expected to walk off the job for a two-day strike.

11/10/2014

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State Says Insurers Must Cover Elective Abortions

Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.

08/23/2014

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CDC: No Ebola In Sacramento Patient

The patient was considered low-risk from the beginning, but was placed in a special, negative pressure room where doctors wore protective clothing to prevent the potential spread of the disease.

08/21/2014

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Suspected Sacramento Ebola Patient Test Results Negative

A patient in Sacramento has tested negative for Ebola.

08/21/2014

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Patients Worry Medical Care In Jeopardy As Nurses Claim Kaiser Manteca May Close

Nurses at the Kaiser in Manteca say the hospital could be on the verge of shutting down, and that’s forcing patients to drive farther away to get medical help.

10/13/2013

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California Unveils Government Healthcare Plans

The state agency Covered California negotiated medical insurance rates with 13 companies. If you live in the Sacramento region, there are four pre-selected providers to choose from.

05/23/2013

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13 Insurers To Compete On Calif. Health Exchange

The state’s largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies from millions of Californians who are expected to purchase coverage through the state’s new health exchange, officials announced Thursday.

05/23/2013

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Degrees Help Sacramento Medical Center Manager Streamline Patient Care

With baby boomers requiring increasing care, nursing degrees may soon be in even higher demand.

05/05/2013

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UPDATE: Community Steps Up With Gifts For 26 Sacramento Homeless Families

The community has come to the rescue after a person who pledged to buy gifts for 26 Sacramento area homeless families bailed out a week before Christmas.

12/21/2012

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Call Kurtis Investigates: How Much Hospitals, Hotels Owe When They Lose Belongings

A Rio Linda cancer patient says the hospital lost his teeth, prompting the Call Kurtis team to uncover a decades-old law that limits how much a hospital has to pay.

07/30/2012

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Thousands Of Northern California Nurses To Strike On Thursday

Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.

09/20/2011

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