California Under the Microscope on Health Reform

The November election ensured that the most ambitious health care reform since the creation of Medicare in 1965 will take full effect come January 2014. California, like other states, ... Continue Reading →

How Might Immigration Reform Influence Health Care Reform?

Almost half the documented immigrants in the U.S. do not have health coverage, according to 2011 Employee Benefit Research Institute statistics. In California, which has one of the ... Continue Reading →

Rate Shock Looms for California Consumers

As the 2014 deadline for full implementation approaches for subsidized health care coverage, health care premiums are rising and uncertainty remains over insurance cost and availability. Many ... Continue Reading →

California Health Insurance Exchange Gets $674-million Grant

Federal officials awarded California’s new health insurance exchange a $674-million grant, providing money for a crucial marketing campaign aimed at reaching millions of uninsured. The ... Continue Reading →

California Health Care Reform: Better Access to What?

“We have a disease care system, not a health care system, and the disease care system… if it really was honest with itself, it doesn’t want you to die and it doesn’t want you ... Continue Reading →