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Deadline to enroll for health care coverage in California is Jan. 15

The deadline to enroll for health care coverage through Covered California is Jan. 15 and its executive director, Peter V. Lee, will be riding a bus through Southern California starting Saturday, Jan. 12, to spread awareness about the importance of getting health insurance. Lee said the number of people buying insurance through Covered California has dropped, with enrollment down about 10 percent from last year, largely because Congress did away with the individual mandate requiring everyone to ...
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Newsom diverges sharply from Washington with health care budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday unveiled his first state budget, one that leads California down a very different health care path than the one Washington has forged.
Tags: Health, California, Washington, Gavin Newsom, Newsom

California’s First 5 programs evolve as smoking declines and tobacco taxes go away

An otherwise welcome advance in public health — the widespread reduction in smoking —  is having the perverse effect of driving down tobacco tax revenue that, for a generation, has supported some California programs aimed at early childhood education and health. Still, proponents of the programs financed by tobacco taxes are finding new ways to support California’s youngest residents. Proposition 10, which took effect Jan. 1, 1999, placed a 50 cent tax on tobacco products and created state and c...
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Gavin Newsom is bullish on single-payer — except when he’s not

Twenty minutes before the only scheduled 2018 California's gubernatorial debate, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled into the San Francisco parking garage in a black SUV. Through the tinted windows, a soft overhead light slightly illuminated the front-runner's chiseled features and slicked-back hair.
Tags: Health, California, San Francisco, Gavin Newsom

California: A healthcare laboratory with mixed results

By Anna Gorman, California Healthline California’s expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act enabled many low-income HIV patients to get health insurance previously denied to them. Still, those with mental health needs, who had been receiving coordinated care through a separate federal program, suddenly faced gaps in treatment, payment disputes and doctors who had little understanding of life with HIV. A report on HIV patients is one example in a special California edition of the journ...
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Advocates for single-payer healthcare play the long game in California

By Laurel Rosenhall, CALmatters By many measures the rambunctious campaign for a single-payer health care system in California appears to be floundering. A bill that would replace the existing health care system with a new one run by a single payer—specifically, the state government—and paid for with taxpayer money remains parked in the Assembly, with no sign of moving ahead. An effort by activists to recall Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon for shelving the bill has gone dormant. And an initiativ...
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