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Saving Lives And Saving Money

KHN Original

A pioneering program in southern California provides ongoing care and housing to homeless people who are “super-utilizers” of hospital emergency rooms. The effort is reducing ER visits and saving a lot of money.

UnitedHealth To Leave California’s Obamacare Exchange

KHN Morning Briefing

Although it’s a key market, the decision will affect less than one-tenth of a percent of consumers on the exchange, a Covered California official says. UnitedHealth will also pull out of the Illinois exchange.

Organ Transplants Between HIV-Positive Patients Now Legal In California

KHN Morning Briefing

Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure lifting a ban on the procedure after state legislators fast-tracked legislation. The rush was prompted in part by the case of a man with HIV who needed to receive part of his HIV-positive husband’s liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous.