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Covered CA Glitch Diverting Some to Medi-Cal

December 16, 2014

With a key deadline arriving today, the state's health insurance exchange has continued to increase enrollment even as computer glitches divert some who seek to enroll or renew existing policies. Read More

Costly Hepatitis ‘C’ Drug Makers Face New Fire

December 9, 2014

A Senate hearing on Wednesday into the staggering cost of specialty drugs to treat the deadly Hepatitis C virus has once again raised the question of how far the government should go to try to beat down pharmaceutical costs without discouraging research and development or creating drug shortages. Read More

California Managed-Care Pilot Program Meets Resistance

December 9, 2014

California's initial efforts to move almost 500,000 low-income seniors and disabled people automatically into managed care has been rife with problems in its first six months, leading to widespread confusion, frustration and resistance. Read More