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Registered nurses in the state earn an average annual salary of $100,000, compared to a national average of $71,000.
More than one-third of the state’s Latino physicians plan to retire within the next 10 years, according to a new survey.
The FDA confirms it is looking into more than one problem with the compressor, which is used to power patients’ artificial hearts.
Advocates hope better data will help ethnic communities.
Two new laws will prohibit felons from billing for workers’ comp and rein in unsanctioned treatment.
A new online database created by the Department of Managed Health Care can help consumers size up and compare insurance plans.
Legislation recently signed by Gov. Brown will allow about 1,000 clinics statewide to bill Medi-Cal for treatment by marriage and family counselors, deepening the pool of mental health providers.
Officials at the state exchange say they have fixed their computer system to stop switching some low-income pregnant women into Medi-Cal without their approval.
According to the neurobiologist heading a much-publicized effort funded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, putting scientists and engineers under one roof will be key.
When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
Playing with dolls is good therapy for some elderly people with dementia. They may think the dolls are real babies, but does it matter?
Such medications account for more than a quarter of the state agency’s $2.1 billion in pharmacy costs.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says a publicly run health plan would bolster competition in the state. But some question whether it would lower premiums.
The initiative would prohibit California state agencies from paying more for a prescription drug than what the Department of Veterans Affairs pays. Both sides are deploying veterans’ sympathetic and trusted image to win over voters.
The problem, known as balance billing, happens when patients are treated by an out-of-network professional at an in-network facility. Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign the legislation.
California will be the first state to seek federal permission to allow these immigrants to buy health insurance through the state-based exchange.
Consumers Union says Anthem Inc. and Blue Shield of California may be exploiting furor over prescription drug prices. State regulators are looking into the issue.
Participants in a mostly online diabetes self-management program had lower blood sugar and were more likely to take their medicine regularly, study finds.
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.
The public spending on health care outpaces the nation.