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CA Voters’ Support for Healthcare Law Increases

The federal health care overhaul is garnering more support from California voters than at any time since its passage in 2010, but they believe the state could still do more to limit ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Shield, Anthem Bring Healthcare Into 21st century

The California Integrated Data Exchange announced plans to develop a statewide, next-generation health information exchange (HIE). This comprehensive collection of electronic patient ... Continue Reading →
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Insurance Giants Creating Massive Database of Patient Records

Two of California’s largest health insurers are partnering to create a massive database of patient medical records. With just a few strokes of a keyboard, doctors and nurses will ... Continue Reading →
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For Many People, Covered California Is Still Open for Enrollment

After months of planning, promotion and outreach, Covered California successfully completed its first open enrollment period of the historic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—helping ... Continue Reading →
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10 Million Americans Sought Help to Enroll in Obamacare

While the complexities of health insurance may have boosted sales for some brokers, many got out of the business last year figuring they won’t be able to compete with Healthcare.gov. ... Continue Reading →
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Best State for ACA Rollout: California

In the Golden State, more than 2.5 million people signed up for coverage during the first six months of open enrollment. More than 42 percent of those eligible to sign up for care in ... Continue Reading →

Some California Leaders Want Low-Cost Health Care for the Undocumented

About a million of California’s poorest undocumented immigrants would have access to basic low-cost health care under a plan being pushed at the Capitol. President Barack Obama’s ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Reform Law Could Overwhelm Addiction Services

It has been six decades since doctors concluded that addiction was a disease that could be treated, but today the condition still dwells on the fringes of the medical community. Only ... Continue Reading →

Why Clients Should Care About Employees’ Retirement Plans

The fact that defined benefit plans have become increasingly rare does not mean that company retirement plans are less important to employees. In decades past, workers built retirement ... Continue Reading →

Covered California Gives $50M Small Employer Contract to Pinnacle

Covered California has awarded a three-year, $50 million contract to Irvine-based Pinnacle Claims Management Inc. to administer the state’s new small employer health insurance program. The ... Continue Reading →