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Healthcare

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Governor Approves Changes To Covered California Board

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California’s health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.

07/21/2014

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3 Indicted In Involvement In $50 Million Healthcare Scheme

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.

07/16/2014

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LA Doctor Charged With $33 Million Medicare Fraud

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.

06/03/2014

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168K Patients’ Records Compromised After County Contractor Computer Theft

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.

03/06/2014

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Local Restaurant Adds Surcharge To Tabs To Pay For Employees’ Healthcare

A local restaurant has added a surcharge to every tab in order to pay for its employees’ healthcare.

02/17/2014

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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

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: RomneyCare

The Affordable Care Act is often compared to RomneyCare in Massachusetts.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Pharmacists

Your local pharmacy could be playing a much larger role in your life under ObamaCare.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Smokers

In some states, smokers will face up to a 50 percent increase in their insurance premiums under ObamaCare .

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Medi-Cal

The new system will enroll more people in Medi-Cal, but that could cause huge challenges.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Quitters

Some experts believe the new health care system could prompt nearly one million people to quit their jobs.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Fines

If you’re thinking of ignoring the ObamaCare mandate, it’s going to cost you.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Choosing Plans

There are various ways to choose a health plan, including online, by phone, visiting a certified Covered California insurance agent or by talking with a “navigator” at a community based organization.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Retirees

People close to retirement age and those already there, could face some major changes under the new healthcare exchanges.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Avoiding Scams

Consumers were being warned of potential scammers ahead of the opening of healthcare exchanges nationwide.

10/03/2013

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