California Legislature Oks Health Insurance Mandate

June 25, 2019

The California Legislature voted Monday to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care law in the country's most populous state after it was eliminated by Republicans in Congress. Read More

New Budget Boosts Health Coverage For Low-Income Californians

June 25, 2019

Ann Manganello survives entirely off her Social Security stipend: $1,391 a month. That doesn’t amount to much in the pricey desert enclave of Palm Springs, Calif. — especially for someone who contends with a host of expensive medical problems, including a blood vessel disorder, complications from a recent stroke and frequent bouts of colitis. Read More

California Vaccine Bill Amended To Appease Governor

June 25, 2019

A California lawmaker on Tuesday made substantial changes to his contentious vaccine bill after Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials raised concerns that the measure was too strict and gave too much power to bureaucrats to decide which children could skip their routine shots. Read More