Month: June 2020
California’s Slide From Coronavirus Success To Danger Zone Began Memorial Day
The seeds of the latest surge in coronavirus cases in California appear to have been planted around Memorial Day.
House Democrats on Monday passed a bill that would bolster the Affordable Care Act by hiking premium subsidies and incentivizing states to expand Medicaid.
The chairman of the influential Senate Finance Committee will push for a vote on his drug-pricing measure without the help of critical allies: Senate Democrats.
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Affordable Care Act
If successful, the move would permanently end the health insurance program popularly known as Obamacare and wipe out coverage for as many as 23 million Americans.
The CalSavers Retirement Savings Program is being challenged in court—and now the Labor Department has weighed in.
Cigna and Oscar Health have announced the first markets for their co-branded health plans aimed at small businesses.
Federal health officials and Gilead Sciences have settled on priority distribution to Americans — and nonnegotiable pricing.
Word & Brown General Agency announced today the election of Director of Education and Market Development Paul Roberts as Vice President of Public Affairs at the California Association of Health Underwriters (CAHU). Effective July 1, Paul will join an executive board of 12 at the state’s largest insurance trade association.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $202.1 billion state budget Monday that largely avoids widespread cuts to public services to close a multibillion-dollar deficit caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Regina Fargis didn’t know what to do. Fargis runs Summit Hills — a health and retirement community in Spartanburg, South Carolina, that offers skilled nursing, activities and communal meals for its residents, most of whom are over 60, the highest-risk category for coronavirus complications. In South Carolina, more than a hundred new cases were emerging daily. So she took precautions: no visitors, hand sanitizer everywhere and regular reminders for residents about the importance of social distancing.