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State Senate Places Soda Labeling Bill On Hold Over Costs

April 29, 2014 | 3:30 pm

State Senate Places Soda Labeling Bill On Hold Over Costs

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The label warning would say: Beverages with added sugar contribute to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. …read more

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Final Obamacare Open Enrollment: More Than 3.3 Million Californians Signed Up

April 17, 2014 | 5:22 pm

Final Obamacare Open Enrollment: More Than 3.3 Million Californians Signed Up

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Nearly 1.4 million people signed up on CoveredCA; the rest on Medi-Cal. Enrollments exceeded projections.

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Covered California Now Above 1.2 Million Enrollees — and More Coming

April 3, 2014 | 3:58 pm

Covered California Now Above 1.2 Million Enrollees — and More Coming

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Interest surged as the Mar. 31 deadline approached. More than 500,000 people opened Covered CA accounts. …read more

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Covered California Disables Part of Site to Handle Traffic

March 31, 2014 | 3:58 pm

Covered California Disables Part of Site to Handle Traffic

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Some people may be logged off once enough of their application is filed to give more people a chance. …read more

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California Gets an ‘F’ for Health Care Price Transparency

March 26, 2014 | 7:00 am

California Gets an ‘F’ for Health Care Price Transparency

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California has taken ‘symbolic steps’ but has not turned information into something useful to consumers. …read more

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Insurance Agents Drive High Asian Enrollment on Covered California

March 23, 2014 | 12:21 pm

Insurance Agents Drive High Asian Enrollment on Covered California

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Three of five Chinese-American enrollees have used agents, a much higher rate than for other groups. . Read more. …

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Analysis: Obamacare Leads to More Competition in Insurance Market

March 18, 2014 | 12:07 pm

Analysis: Obamacare Leads to More Competition in Insurance Market

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Anthem Blue Cross has seen its market share drop from 47 percent to 30 percent. …read more

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20,000 People Starting Covered California Applications Daily

March 13, 2014 | 6:05 pm

20,000 People Starting Covered California Applications Daily

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Enroll in health insurance by March 31, or you could face a penalty. …read more

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Study: Estrogen Therapy May Help Some Older Women at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

March 12, 2014 | 4:05 pm

Study: Estrogen Therapy May Help Some Older Women at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

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Could one kind of estrogen therapy help women and another type harm them? …read more

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Contra Costa County Maps Schools by Vaccination Rates; Find Yours

March 4, 2014 | 5:09 pm

Contra Costa County Maps Schools by Vaccination Rates; Find Yours

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27 schools and child-care facilities have opt-out rates of 9.9 percent or higher, a risk for disease outbreaks. Read more. …

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