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San Francisco Health Care

Deep Dish, Deep Trouble

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.16.2013 | San Francisco

Palo Alto-based pizza chain Patxi's has settled with the city of San Francisco for $320,000 due to the company's violations of the city's universal he...

Should San Francisco Pay City Workers To Stay Healthy?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.27.2012 | San Francisco

In an effort to control the rising cost of employee health care, San Francisco is in the early stages of considering a program where city workers woul...

'Healthy SF' Has A Dirty Secret

AP | FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 11.08.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Restaurants and other San Francisco businesses charged customers $14 million in extra health care fees last year, but a big chun...

Should San Francisco Pay For Gender Reassignment Surgery?

| Posted 09.23.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Jeff Sandstoe Healthy San Francisco, the city's attempt at universal healthcare,...

Grand Jury Slams 'Healthy SF' Program

| Posted 09.21.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of the San Francisco Public Press. By Barbara Grady San Francisco's civil grand jury on Thursday chastised man...

Obama Deals Huge Blow To Local AIDS Prevention Community

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

In a crushing blow to the healthcare community, President Obama is expected to sign new legislation that prohibits federal funding on needle exchange ...

Controversial 'Healthy San Francisco' Program Named Finalist For Major Award

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.29.2011 | San Francisco

When it came to health care reform, San Francisco was ahead of the national curve. Passed in 2007, the city's Healthy San Francisco program expand...

Is 'Healthy San Francisco' Unhealthy For The City?

| Posted 11.19.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of the San Francisco Public Press. By Barbara Grady Four years ago, San Francisco launched a grand experiment,...

Mayor's First Veto Divides San Francisco

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.06.2011 | San Francisco

Mayor Ed Lee will likely issue the first veto of his administration on a bill designed to close a loophole in San Francisco's health care law. The ...

500 Mayors for Health Care Reform

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gavin Newsom

Reforming the health care system is at the heart of our economic recovery. Rising health care costs are taking money out of our wallets and making it more expensive to do business.