Pauline Bartolone, California Healthline California policymakers are facing a busy year, as a Republican-controlled Congress inches closer to rolling back key provisions of the Affordable Care Act and debate over Read More »
A California bill that would allow certified nurse-midwives to practice independently is pitting the state’s doctors against its hospitals, even though both sides support the main goal of the Read More »
California Assembly members formally selected Anthony Rendon to be speaker on Monday, vaulting the Lakewood Democrat to a position he could potentially hold for almost a decade. “When the voters Read More »
Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a $170.6 billion state spending plan Thursday that reflects billions of dollars in new revenue, proposing that much of it go to K-12 schools, the developmentally Read More »
California’s legislators were busy throughout 2015, passing new bills that will affect the way public agencies operate. On the books are more than 50 new laws covering issues such as Read More »
For years, the state has conducted something of a shell game to help finance Medi-Cal, its health insurance system for the poor that now covers nearly a third of Californians. Read More »
Lawmakers left town in mid-September after acting on hundreds of bills yet failing to reach agreement on expanding a soon-to-expire tax on California health plans that helps pay for indigent Read More »
Palliative care doctors say a new California law (ABX2-15) that legalizes physician-assisted death highlights the need to bolster awareness about the services they provide. Read the full article here.
On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill (ABX2-15) to legalize physician-assisted death in California. Read the full article here.
Hospital Announces Funding for Installation of Defibrillators throughout Los Gatos and Campbell Mountain View, Calif. (September 8, 2015) – El Camino Hospital today commended Gov. Jerry Brown for signing Read More »