Most women in California won’t be affected by Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court landmark decision in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby. The Christian owners of the craft store chain challenged the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that companies provide contraception coverage to their employees. The Court ruled that closely-held, for-profit companies can opt out if they object on …
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Medicare funded the program with a $13 million grant, but hopes for savings of $29 million.
How undocumented immigrants manage health care since they are excluded from the ACA: not easily.
Under the Obamacare Medi-Cal expansion, many more former inmates can get insured after leaving jail.
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News TIJUANA, Mexico – Irma Montalvo signed up for a health plan through Covered California, the state’s insurance marketplace, last month, getting coverage for the first time in eight years. But when she needed treatment for a painful skin rash, Montalvo didn’t go to a doctor near her home in …
Under new law, all of San Francisco’s county jail inmates can sign up for health insurance.
Challenges ahead: stress on safety net providers; cost disparities by region state-wide, and the Covered California budget.
Many Californians say they are uninterested, confused or skeptical about insurance.
Because they are no longer denied health insurance for pre-existing conditions, some choose to leave their jobs.
Nearly 1.4 million people signed up on CoveredCA; the rest on Medi-Cal. Enrollments exceeded projections.