Under a new state law, California consumers could get money back if they were charged out-of-network prices after going to a medical provider who was listed in their health plan’s network.
Covered California dice que la mayoría de los consumidores pueden evitar el aumento de dos dígitos en las primas el próximo año si buscan la mejor oferta. Pero los inscriptos, ¿están dispuestos a cambiar de planes si eso significa cambiar de doctores?
Covered California says most consumers can avoid double-digit premium hikes next year if they shop around. But will enrollees be willing to switch plans if it means having to change doctors?
Some clinics on NIH’s website charge people to participate in testing of unproven treatments — and it can come as a surprise to unsuspecting patients.
We answer some key questions to help consumers make sense of the news about large premium increases in the state’s Obamacare exchange.
Research published in Health Affairs shows that new patients were able to get an appointment with a primary care doctor less than 30 percent of the time.
Un nuevo beneficio de salud disponible para millones de californianos anima a las personas a discutir opciones con los doctores para cuidados al final de la vida.
A new health benefit available to millions of Californians encourages people to discuss end-of-life care options with their doctors.
With the nation’s opioid crisis worsening, officials want you to dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs. But finding a convenient take-back site requires time and patience.
In June, California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with prescriptions from their doctors, but getting those prescriptions will require serious effort.
The problem won’t be fixed until September, though the state’s congressional delegation calls for quick action.
Entrará en vigencia una nueva ley del programa estatal de cuidado de salud de bajos ingresos para los niños en EE.UU. sin papeles.
New law applies state’s low-income health care program to children in the U.S. illegally.
Columnist Emily Bazar answers a consumer’s question: “You could get one of these plans, pay the uninsured tax penalty and still pay less.”
Experimental drugs might help desperate patients, but don’t count on an easy cure.