Health Care

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California Sees Late Surge In Health Enrollment

California is seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week’s deadline — and state officials are encouraging more people to apply.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

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Lawsuit Seeks To Reinstate Canceled Health Plans

A state lawmaker who is running for state insurance commissioner said Wednesday that he is suing California’s health benefits exchange for wrongly cutting off more than 1 million insurance policies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

Bill Seeks To Allow Undocumented Calif. Residents To Buy Health Insurance

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow people living in the country illegally to buy health insurance through the state.

02/15/2014

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CVS Plans To Stop Tobacco Products Sales

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.

02/05/2014

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Judge Blocks Effort To Create New LA Health Department

A judge has thrown out a ballot initiative that would have ordered Los Angeles to create its own public health department.

01/24/2014

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Some Customers Frustrated With Obamacare-Related Glitches

Some customers are frustrated with glitches related to the Affordable Care Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2014

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Covered California Offers ‘Grace Period’ For Consumers Who Tried To Meet Deadline-Day

The agency overseeing California’s health insurance exchange offered a bit of breathing room for consumers who tried but failed to meet Monday’s deadline for coverage starting in the new year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2013

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California Effort Pitches Health Care To Students

The image projected before the classroom at California State University, Los Angeles showed a pair of gleeful sky divers plunging through the air.

12/15/2013

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Celebrities, Presidential Impersonator Urge Americans To ‘Tell A Friend Get Covered’

While bass-heavy music pounds, an actor impersonating President Barack Obama dances, mugs for the camera and raps about the health care overhaul, “So tell a friend or a random guy, I’ve got a game-changer right here that saves lives.”

12/13/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Covered California Rejects Obama Plea To Keep Canceled Policies Active For 1 Year

“There’s no way to make the federal law work without this transition to ACA-compliant plans,” board member Susan Kennedy said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2013

35K Sign Up During First Month Of California Health Insurance Exchange

California’s health insurance exchange led the nation in enrollments during its inaugural month of operation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Obama Gets More Tech Help To Fix Health Insurance Site

The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2013

Health Reforms Could Help Calif. Prison Spending

California could gain tens of millions of dollars annually in federal reimbursements for prison health care under the nation’s new health law, state and federal officials said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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