A Pasadena man is suing Kaiser Permanente for $2 million alleging breach of contract and unfair business practices after he says they gave up on him and refused to provide or cover the cost of life-saving care.
A 5-year-old hit-and-run victim was awake Tuesday, two weeks after the accident in April that nearly killed her.
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Cash-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.
Leaders of Consumer Watchdog Campaign along with patients and the state’s Insurance Commissioner delivered to the Los Angeles County Registrar’s office in Norwalk hundreds of thousands of petition signatures in support of a health insurance rate justification ballot initiative.
Women in California are now guaranteed maternity care under a pair of bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
One of California’s biggest health insurers said Tuesday it will cap its earnings at 2 percent of revenue and return amounts over that level to its customers, care providers and the community.
Democrats in the California Assembly on Thursday narrowly approved giving state regulators the power to reject proposed rate hikes by health insurers, voting after Republican lawmakers walked out of the chamber in protest.
The California Department of Managed Health Care says health insurance rate hikes slated to go into effect Sunday are unreasonable, but the regulator has no power to stop them.
Anthem Blue Cross, the largest health plan in California, is reducing and delaying rate hikes — moves the state insurance commissioner says will save policyholders at least $40 million.
A state advocate says that most health maintenance organizations in California compare well with plans nationwide, but too often new policyholders are confused about costs and getting their claims paid.
Some Anthem Blue Cross policyholders in California are facing rate hikes that will average almost 15 percent.
Blue Shield of California says an independent review has found that its most recent rate hikes on health insurance policies are not excessive and meet state and federal requirements.
Blue Shield of California has relented on its push to sharply raise premiums on individual policies after initially declining a request from the state’s new insurance commissioner to hold off.
Blue Shield of California is seeking another round of rate hikes that would mean a cumulative increase averaging over 30 percent over a five-month span for nearly 200,000 policy holders, reports Wednesday said.