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  • California gives consumers detailed rates under healthcare overhaul

    California gives consumers detailed rates under healthcare overhaul
    Californians can now see specific rates from competing health plans on a new state-run insurance market set to open Oct. 1. Covered California, the new state marketplace, launched an online feature Thursday enabling consumers to get detailed price...
  • Covered California enrollment website may not be ready by Oct. 1

    Covered California enrollment website may not be ready by Oct. 1
    Less than six weeks before the launch of a major healthcare overhaul, California officials are scrambling to get their online enrollment system ready in time. Thursday, the state's new health insurance marketplace said its website may not be fully...
  • 9th Circuit rejects Arizona law banning care by abortion providers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- An Arizona law barring Medicaid patients from obtaining routine care from medical providers who perform elective abortions violates federal requirements and may not be enforced, a federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday. A...
  • Health insurance ratings to be dropped from state website

    Health insurance ratings to be dropped from state website
    Californians shopping for health insurance in a new state-run market this fall may not see quality ratings for those health plans alongside the monthly price. To the dismay of consumer groups, state officials are dropping plans to post those insurance...
  • 'Death panels' done right

     'Death panels' done right
    Among the most egregious distortions to cloud the healthcare debate in 2009 was the false notion that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act called for "death panels," through which the government would determine whether seniors and the disabled...
  • Boxer to push funding for health costs of uninsured immigrants

    Boxer to push funding for health costs of uninsured immigrants
    WASHINGTON—Sen. Barbara Boxer plans to push for Washington to provide $250 million and perhaps more to help local and state governments pay the cost of healthcare to uninsured immigrants who seek legal status under legislation now before the Senate....
  • Kaiser's Obamacare rates surprise analysts

    In California's new state-run health insurance market, Kaiser Permanente will cost you. The healthcare giant has the highest rates in Southern California and some other areas of the state, surpassing rivals such as Anthem Blue Cross and other smaller...
  • California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal

    California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal
    For years, politicians and labor unions have pilloried Wal-Mart and other large employers for paying workers so little that many qualify for government health insurance at taxpayers' expense. Now critics fear the public will get stuck with an even...
  • New California health insurance rates unveiled

    New California health insurance rates unveiled
    Amid anxiety over rising costs from the federal healthcare law, California received better-than-expected insurance rates for a new state-run marketplace, but many consumers still won't be spared from sharply higher premiums. Three years after...
  • UnitedHealth, Aetna and Cigna opt out of California insurance exchange

    UnitedHealth, Aetna and Cigna opt out of California insurance exchange
    Some prominent health insurers, including industry giant UnitedHealth Group Inc., are not participating in California's new state-run health insurance market, possibly limiting the number of choices for millions of consumers. UnitedHealth, the nation'...
  • Why the medical device tax needs to stay

    Why the medical device tax needs to stay
    The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away. But you'd be hard-pressed...