As many as 18,000 nurses have walked off the job and are picketing in front of Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities.
Roughly 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses throughout Northern California are expected to walk off the job for a two-day strike.
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.
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.
A patient in Sacramento has tested negative for Ebola.
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.
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.
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.
With baby boomers requiring increasing care, nursing degrees may soon be in even higher demand.
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.
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.
Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.