State Lacks Doctors to Meet Demand of National Healthcare Law

Some lawmakers want to fill the gap by redefining who can provide healthcare and are working on proposals that would enable physician assistants, nurse practitioners, optometrists and ... Continue Reading →

Support for Healthcare Overhaul Reaches All-Time High in New Poll

Support for President Obama’s healthcare overhaul is at an all-time high in California, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California. The survey, released ... Continue Reading →

Students Urge UC to Drop Cap on Health-Care Coverage

Students are calling on the University of California to lift its cap on the health-care coverage it offers as part of its student plans, in an effort to eliminate an apparent loophole ... Continue Reading →

Legislation Proposed to Help California Launch Healthcare Overhaul

The California state Legislature gaveled in a special session on healthcare Monday, pushing forward with sweeping proposals to help California implement President Obama’s healthcare ... Continue Reading →

Governor Calls Special Session on Health Reform

Governor Brown is calling a special legislative session to implement parts of the federal health care overhaul in California. Brown issued a proclamation Thursday calling on lawmakers ... Continue Reading →

Report Shows Central Valley Behind in ACA Preparation

The Fresno region, which includes Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Kings and Tulare counties, needs to do more to prepare for the large increase in patients who will have health care coverage ... Continue Reading →

What’s The Matter With California’s Health Market?

Government health officials are outraged as health insurers across the country have begun warning of major premium increases as Obamacare kicks into high gear this year and next. Consumers ... Continue Reading →

Jones Announces $1.7 Million in Settlement Payments Aid to California by Insurers

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today that the California Department of Insurance (CDI) has received payments totaling $1.7 million from two additional insurance companies ... Continue Reading →