Tag: health insurance
California’s lingering backlog of Medi-Cal applications affects hundreds of thousands of people.
California officials kicked off the first stakeholder meeting to review Medi-Cal’s new autism coverage .
By law, state can collect money from estates of some who get benefits from program for the poor.
Poll finds two-thirds of likely voters say they back measure to expand state’s power to regulate rates.
Santa Clara seeks to end coverage for ‘elective’ abortions.
Prop. 45 on November ballot allows insurance commissioner to reject excessive rate hikes. Read More …
California leads the nation in the number of people who die for lack of health insurance, according to a report by Families USA. The report focused on people between aged 25 and 64. Of the 26,100 who died nationwide in 2010 because they didn’t have insurance 3,164 — or about 12 percent — of there […]
From AP: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Blue Shield of California says it is withdrawing its plan to increase health insurance rates for individual policyholders in what would have been the third such rate hike since October. Blue Shield chief executive Bruce Bodaken said in a statement Wednesday that it’s nixing the planned May 1 increase to […]