Month: December 2018
Blue Shield’s Trims To Out-Of-State Coverage Give Some Californians The Blues
Denise Roberts is still coping with complications from a life-threatening bout of Valley Fever three years ago that claimed part of a lung. Roberts, who lives in Doyle, Calif., a tiny rural community near the Nevada border, typically drives to Reno for the care she needs. Specialists in her own state, she said, are too far away.
A federal judge could throw a wrench into the mega-merger between health giants CVS and Aetna.
Six in 10 U.S. adults say they worry about having to pay higher health insurance premiums, according to a Gallup poll.
Rules that could give immigrants reason to avoid enrolling in health safety net programs would deliver a blow to California’s economy, costing the state thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic output, a new study concluded.
As the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period nears an end in most areas this week, a new analysis from KFF (the Kaiser Family Foundation) finds that 4.2 million currently uninsured people could get a bronze-level plan for 2019 and pay nothing in premiums after factoring in tax credits.
Executives at more than a dozen generic-drug companies had a form of shorthand to describe how they conducted business, insider lingo worked out over steak dinners, cocktail receptions and rounds of golf.
On Nov. 29, the IRS extended the original Jan. 31, 2019, deadline for employers to distribute 2018 Forms 1095-C or 1095-B to employees. They now have until March 4, 2019, to get employees those forms.
Workers across the country say you can't put a price on great benefits, according to a new survey.
Without an Obamacare Penalty, Many are Planning to Drop Health Plans. The Consequences Could be Dire
Dana Farrell’s car insurance is due. So is her homeowner’s insurance — plus her property taxes. It’s also time to re-up her health coverage. But that’s where Farrell, a 54-year-old former social worker, is drawing the line.
A single-payer health care system may yet prove to be the best alternative for California and the nation. But Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom should make clear that the Legislature shouldn’t waste time on any legislation in 2019 unless it includes a prudent financial plan that makes sense for California consumers, health care providers and business interests.