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Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life

July 14, 2015

Medicare, the federal program that insures 55 million older and disabled Americans, announced plans on Wednesday to reimburse doctors for conversations with patients about whether and how they would want to be kept alive if they became too sick to speak for themselves. Read More

Medi-Cal Beneficiaries See Gaps In Access to Health Care

July 14, 2015

Medi-Cal beneficiaries face "significant" gaps in access to care compared with individuals who are enrolled in employer-sponsored health plans, according to a study published by the California HealthCare Foundation, Payers & Providers reports. CHCF publishes California Healthline. Read More