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Open Enrollment for 2017 Covered California Begins

Open enrollment for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act began on November 1. This year, people will be paying more. The average premium is up.

Aimee Sharp

California Wants to Pull This Doctor’s License. Here’s How it’s Sparked a New Battle Over Child Vaccinations

In this article originally published by the LA Times, learn why the Medical Board of California wants to pull this doctor's license over vaccination issues.

Aimee Sharp
In-home caregivers

Teaching In-Home Caregivers to Provide More Expert Care Seems to Pay Off, Study Found

In this article from Kaiser Health News, you can learn about the benefits seniors accrue when their in-home caregivers go through training.

Aimee Sharp

California Governor Preserves Medi-Cal Funding in Budget Trims

This article by Beth Kutscher for Modern Healthcare details California Gov. Jerry Brown's decisions to prioritize health care expenses in FY 2017

Sarah McIlvaine
Medi-Cal Set to Expand Coverage

Medi-Cal Set to Expand Coverage to Undocumented Children

A new Medi-Cal policy will offer full coverage to undocumented children. Most undocumented families can only access medical care now on an emergency basis.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
House Call

The Return of Doctor House Calls: Convenient, But at What Cost?

"Health advocates generally support using technology to make medical care more convenient."

Aimee Sharp
Learning about aging

UCLA Freshmen Learn About Growing Old

UCLA students have the option to enroll in a class to learn about growing old

Aimee Sharp

Hospitals Employ Email ‘Empathy’ To Help Doctors And Patients Keep In Touch

By Barbara Feder Ostrov for California Healthline A health care startup made a wild pitch to Cara...

Aimee Sharp

California Hospitals Will be Required to Rope in Family Caregivers

California Hospitals Will be Required to Rope in Family Caregivers By Michael Sandler for Modern...

Aimee Sharp

Latinos, Other Medi-Cal Recipients Denied Access to Health Care Activists Allege

By Tracy Seipel for the San Jose Mercury News In a new strategy to force the state to spend more on...

Aimee Sharp
Behavioral Health and Chronic Illness: Addressing Behavioral Health to Improve All Health Webinar: February 20
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