Medical Board of California officials say they plan to investigate whether drugmakers' payments have inappropriately influenced doctors who prescribe psychiatric medication to children in California's foster care system, the San Jose Mercury News reports (de Sá, San Jose Mercury News, 11/24).
We're less than a week from the swearing-in for California's next class of lawmakers, and we can finally be certain that two new names will be on the list.
HealthCare.gov is working better, but immigrants are running into what looks like an obvious slip-up.
More than 91,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles County will be sent letters this week telling them that their state-supported healthcare coverage will end on Nov. 30.
Premiums on the most popular Obamacare exchange plans will increase by an average of 10 percent in 2015, according to an analysis released Thursday that underscores the importance of shopping around in the law's second year.
The Obama administration acknowledged on Thursday that it overcounted the total number of people signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchanges.
Obamacare customers who choose to re-enroll in insurance plans would automatically default to cheaper coverage during sign-up periods, protecting them from price increases, under rules proposed by the U.S. government.
WHEN we are patients, we want our doctors to make recommendations that are in our best interests as individuals.
It's not news that the federal government has a serious issue with improper payments. During each of the last five years, agencies have doled out more than $100 billion in erroneous payments from various major benefit programs.
Six years ago, Rosa Acevedo left her daughter Moraina, 3, at home with her parents in Mexico so she could chase her American dream of earning $8.25 to $9.25 an hour picking grapes, strawberries and tomatoes in the San Joaquin Valley.