Posts Tagged ‘California health reform’
The health reform law will bring millions of new potential customers to insurers' doorsteps ushering in a new age of consumerism. New services, tools and communication strategies are being developed to attract and retain business. Health insurance companies will offer health coaching, online tools and medical information. They'll develop mobile [...]
As the sweeping health care reform law is set to take effect, doctors and health care experts discussed labor-related aspects of health care at the University of Southern California this week. They provided a window into the workplace stresses and challenges that doctors face as well as the health care needs and challenges of low-income [...]
Jerry Brown’s administration has indicated that it will implement the components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) even if the U.S. Supreme Court shoots it down. California plans to use as much of the additional $45 billion to $55 billion in federal funds it will receive if ACA implementation moves forward, as quickly as possible, to ensure [...]
One indication of how underserved the Inland Empire region is has to do with its ratio of hospital beds. The High Desert only only 1.1 beds per 1,000 patients. Adding to pressures on the regions lack of hospitals is the poverty rate, which is about twice that of Orange County, reports California Healthline.