Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row.
Medi-Cal’s rapid growth is now putting financial pressure on a state that was quick to embrace the federal health care initiative. Five years ago the overall cost of the program was $91.5 billion. Today, it’s $115.4 billion.
A Riverside family is suing a nurse and a home-health agency after a young special-needs boy was severely burned while under care.
The decision was made Thursday by the County Medical Services Program. That program provides health services to the poor in the mostly rural, sparsely populated counties.
overed California hopes to get 500,000 additional California residents enrolled.
More than 144,000 residents have selected Covered California plans this year on the marketplace, which was created as part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.
About half of 100,000 Californians who enrolled for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act still must prove they are in this country legally to continue to receive benefits.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California’s health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.
A federal grand jury indicted three Southern California residents Wednesday who prosecutors say were involved in a fraudulent health insurance scheme involving more than $50 million worth of unneeded medical procedures.
Dr. Robert A. Glazer, 67, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. He was arrested May 13 and is free on bond, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
The Department of Auditor-Controller said Thursday the equipment was stolen February 5 from the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a firm that contracts with the county.
A local restaurant has added a surcharge to every tab in order to pay for its employees’ healthcare.
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.
The Affordable Care Act is often compared to RomneyCare in Massachusetts.