Health Care Costs

California Obamacare Enrollees Exceed Projections By Nearly 100KOverall, the Obama administration had projected California would enroll 1.3 million during the first enrollment period, which began Oct. 1. Covered California said the state had set a target of around 830,000.
Free Preventative Services Insurance Providers Are Required To OfferEvery American with health insurance, including Medicare, is now eligible for many preventive services that previously often required a co-payment, deductible or other out-of-pocket cost.
'Crowdfunding' Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical CareCash-strapped families are embracing the concept of "crowdfunding" to meet the financial challenges that may result when a loved one is diagnosed with a medical condition.
Nearly 2K Nurses Walk Off Job In Long Beach For 24-Hour StrikeNearly 2,000 registered nurses at two Southland hospitals took to the picket lines Thursday as part of a 24-hour strike.