Intervenor Role Now Politically Charged

September 16, 2014

The latest volley in the war over Proposition 45, the November ballot initiative to regulate health insurance rate hikes, is over intervenors who play an obscure role in the state's process for overseeing insurance. Read More

Governor Signs Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave

September 16, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law Wednesday morning to provide at least three days of paid sick leave annually to every worker in California, extending the benefit to some 6.5 million employees, or about 40 percent of California's workforce. Read More

Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage

September 16, 2014

Millions of consumers will soon receive notices from health insurance companies stating that their coverage is being automatically renewed for 2015, along with the financial assistance they received this year from the federal government. Read More

Income Checks Throw Californians Off Health Plans

September 16, 2014

Some Californians who purchased individual health coverage through the state's insurance exchange are suddenly being dropped or transferred to Medi-Cal, the state Medicaid program for the poor that fewer doctors and providers accept. Read More

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