A month after announcing plans to step down in the middle of his term as state senator, Bill Emmerson has been named a senior vice president of the California Hospital Association.
California's health insurance exchange said Monday that it has a backlog of 25,000 paper applications that must be processed by Dec. 23 for the applicants to get health insurance starting in the new year, a daunting process that threatens to leave some people who applied for insurance weeks ago without coverage.
Actors and other performers are discovering sobering realities as they seek to obtain health coverage, including limited provider networks and subsidy rules that are ill-fitted for the unpredictability of Hollywood incomes.
The Twin Rivers Unified School District gave its entire staff an early Christmas present last week – $100 a month toward their insurance premiums for the next seven months.
Robert Blatt started an application but abandoned the effort before selecting a plan through the state’s health insurance marketplace.
The Sacramento Bee hosted a live chat to answer readers' questions about the health insurance reform law. Emily Bazar, an expert on the Affordable Care Act, and Pauline Bartolone, who covers health care for Capital Public Radio, answered questions and provided guidance. Replay the chat here.
Adding his voice to a rising chorus of criticism, a Democratic assemblyman called on Wednesday for a legislative investigation of a health care website created by California Republicans.
Breaking news: One quarter of Americans reading this article should be on a cholesterol-lowering statin medicine per new guidelines put out last month by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.
UC Davis Medical Center, Mercy Hospital in Folsom, Kaiser Permanente Roseville are ranked among the nation’s top 90 hospitals by Leapfrog Group
One simple tip on proper hand-washing can help avoid illness during the hectic holiday season, county public nurse says
California’s health insurance exchange wants to collect and use data on a raft of sensitive customer information, from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and gender identity.
After two months of relentless criticism about the troubled rollout of the new federal health care law, Saturday marks the day when President Barack Obama pledged that the flawed website, HealthCare.gov, would be fixed.
Google Glass has the potential to help surgeons call up medical images without leaving the operating table
One day after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., last December, Liza Long wrote a controversial blog post urging the nation to turn its attention to treatment for the nations mentally ill youth. In it, she shared the story of her own son, Michael (not his real name). I live with a son who is mentally ill, she wrote.
Covered California, which oversees the states health insurance marketplace, has established a special customer care unit and hotline to help enrollees transitioning from current market health insurance plans to coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Kaiser Permanente donates $1 million in volunteer services and cash to relief efforts helping residents recover in the Philippines
UCLA survey says 60 percent of kids 2 to 5 years old eat fast food regularly, but consume fewer sodas