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  • Montana Catholic diocese files bankruptcy to settle sex abuse claims

    Montana Catholic diocese files bankruptcy to settle sex abuse claims
    HELENA, Mont. — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena filed for bankruptcy protection Friday as part of a proposed $15-million settlement for hundreds of victims who say clergy members sexually abused them over decades while the church covered it up....
  • New forecast sharpens Obamacare debate

    New forecast sharpens Obamacare debate
    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s healthcare law will reduce the ranks of the uninsured by roughly 13 million this year and 25 million once the law is fully phased in, but will also result in the equivalent of 2-million people reducing their work...
  • California regulator warns about gaps in ride-sharing insurance

    California regulator warns about gaps in ride-sharing insurance
    SACRAMENTO — A deadly accident involving a California ride-sharing driver has brought to light a potential downside to this new high-tech carpooling: Who pays when something goes wrong? Companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have long insisted...
  • Medi-Cal seen as relief for some, confusing burden for others

    Medi-Cal seen as relief for some, confusing burden for others
    Business owner Lori Golden wasn't looking for charity. But the 62-year-old Northridge resident said that's what it felt like when she tried to buy an Obamacare health insurance policy through the Covered California exchange — and instead learned...
  • Affordable Care Act will prompt some to work less, report says

    Affordable Care Act will prompt some to work less, report says
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law will reduce the ranks of the uninsured by about 13 million this year and 25 million once it is fully phased in, but will prompt some people to work less because of the availability of insurance...
  • From governor's mail room to utilities commission

    SACRAMENTO — Michael Picker, the newest member of the powerful Public Utilities Commission, has a long history with Gov. Jerry Brown: He worked in the governor's mail room during his first term from 1975 to 1977. "I delivered press releases," said...
  • 30% of college students report being uninsured, most citing cost

    30% of college students report being uninsured, most citing cost
    About a third of California college students report being uninsured and they said the primary reason was cost, not an aura of invincibility, according to a new survey. The results released Monday are based on a poll of 836 students at three Cal State...
  • Why the new CBO report on Obamacare is good news

    Why the new CBO report on Obamacare is good news
    The Congressional Budget Office is out with its latest report on the Affordable Care Act, and here are a few bottom lines: — The ACA is cheaper than it expected. — It will "markedly increase" the number of Americans with health insurance....
  • The Uber insurance gap

     The Uber insurance gap
    In the new world of the sharing economy, companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have made a compelling case that government shouldn't treat them the same way it treats conventional service providers. They're not taxi companies; instead, they empower...
  • To help rein in healthcare costs, give 'narrow networks' a try

     To help rein in healthcare costs, give 'narrow networks' a try
    In an effort to cut costs, many insurers in the new state health insurance exchanges are offering plans with "narrow networks" that include fewer doctors and hospitals — particularly the costlier ones with famous names, such as Cedars-Sinai. The...
  • California health exchange pulls error-ridden physician list--again

    California health exchange pulls error-ridden physician list--again
    Admitting it gave some consumers bad information, California's health insurance exchange pulled its physician directory for having too many errors. Covered California made the move late Thursday amid growing frustration among both consumers and...