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California Healthcare

California Will Be Guinea Pig For Rest Of Country

AP | TOM VERDIN | Posted 11.26.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A national health policy nonprofit on Thursday announced it is making California the focal point of a long-term research project...

Study Reveals Troubling News About Cancer Treatments In California

The Contra Costa Times | Sandy Kleffman | Posted 07.21.2013 | San Francisco

Tracy has agricultural roots and affordable homes, but a new study reveals a less obvious distinction for this Central Valley city: Doctors use intern...

Doctors Speak Out About The 'Human Cost' Of Medi-Cal Cuts

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Christina Jewett | Posted 01.04.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Christina Jewett Attorneys for California’s Medi-Cal program are gearing up to appeal two court r...

The Big Finish

Peter Harbage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Harbage

Right now is Governor Schwarzenegger's chance to stage a climactic finish to his term and be remembered for providing Californians with a framework for health security for decades to come.

California Lawmakers OK Bills To Get $761 Million For Health Care

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Legislature has narrowly passed two bills that will enable the state to obtain $761 million in federal subsi...

Schwarzenegger's Revised Budget Plan To Dismantle Health Programs? | Shane Goldmacher and Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to present a revised budget plan Friday that would dismantle some of California's landmark healthcare programs ...

Anthem Blue Cross Reminds Us That You Can Never Have Enough Profits

Pedro Nava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pedro Nava

As a member of the Assembly Health Committee, I attended a recent informational hearing regarding Anthem Blue Cross's 39% recent rate hikes, which serve as a startling and dramatic reminder of the need for comprehensive health reform.

California Limits HMO Wait Times

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — California is poised to become the first state to set time limits for doctors to see patients, the Department of Managed Health Ca...