One year after the rollout of key health care reforms, the promise of the ACA is unrealized for many ex-offenders, as officials work to implement sweeping changes.
Author: Alisha Wyman
A proposed ballot measure facing voters this fall would give the state the authority to deny health insurance rate increases, a change some consumer groups say is long overdue but that opponents warn could impede Californians’ access to insurance coverage.
As more and more health-related services use the web to interact with patients, consumers are increasingly vulnerable to health care fraud.
Medicare coverage for outpatient mental health care is now in line with medical coverage, thanks to a law that closed the gap as of Jan. 1. Experts say it’s a step in dispelling long-standing disparities between the two, but the change addresses only one of many hurdles in providing seniors with adequate mental health care.
New research shows that sugar is not as innocuous as it once seemed. And most American adults consume more than is recommended, with sugary drinks being our primary vice.
A decades-old effort to prevent and address domestic violence among law enforcement ranks continues in pockets of California. Despite these best efforts, the crime still crops up among the highest-ranking officers.
Recent parolees, a population in dire in need of improved medical care, could be among those poised to benefit most from the Affordable Care Act come Jan. 1.