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Healthcare Contract Issues

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  • FBI raid highlights need for reform

    SACRAMENTO — When federal agents raided state Sen. Ron Calderon's Capitol office last week, it jogged memories of the FBI's sweeping Shrimpscam sting 25 years ago. Fourteen politicos — legislators, lobbyists, staffers — were...
  • Glitches persist on Maryland health insurance exchange

    Glitches persist on Maryland health insurance exchange
    Technical problems continued to frustrate people attempting to access the new state health insurance exchange on Friday The issues with marylandhealthconnection.gov, the online exchange set up under national health reform, prompted some analysts to...
  • UnitedHealthcare Struggles To Fix Delays In Managing Military Health Care

    The Pentagon is allowing UnitedHealthcare more time to fix chronic delays in the insurer's handling of referrals and authorizations for medical treatment of active-duty and retired military families in the western U.S. The problems stem from a huge...
  • L.A. County hires firm to guard courthouses, facilities

    Los Angeles County leaders unanimously approved a $16.5-million agreement on Tuesday to hire a firm to provide security at 44 courthouses and two other county facilities when sheriff’s deputies are unavailable. The agreement approved by the county...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs state worker contract with raises

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new contract with California's largest state worker union on Thursday, granting raises to more than 90,000 employees. The state could begin increasing salaries for all members of SEIU 1000 next July if...
  • Judge denies request to delay audit of AIDS Healthcare Foundation

    Judge denies request to delay audit of AIDS Healthcare Foundation
    A U.S. District Court judge denied a request Friday by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to delay a planned L.A. County audit of the organization. The group, which provides care to HIV and AIDS patients through a contract with the county, filed an...
  • IATSE's Matthew Loeb Re-Elected As President

    Matthew Loeb was reelected unanimously to a four-year term as president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union that reps more than 110,000 below-the-line showbiz employees. Loeb has held the post since 2008. The vote came during...
  • As possible BART strike looms, officials call for weekend deal

    SAN FRANCISCO -- As the clock ticked toward another potential regional transit strike, Bay Area public officials banded together Friday to press management and labor to resolve their differences and spare the riding public significant hardship. The...
  • California exchange signs up 12 insurers, loses Ventura County plan

    California exchange signs up 12 insurers, loses Ventura County plan
    California signed contracts with 12 health insurers for its new state-run marketplace, but the Ventura County Health Care Plan unexpectedly dropped out. Covered California, which is implementing the federal healthcare law in the state, said it supported...
  • Bay Area bus strike possible after union votes down proposal

    Bay Area bus strike possible after union votes down proposal
    Unionized bus drivers in the Bay Area have voted down a contract proposal, setting the stage once again for a possible strike that could affect thousands of commuters. Roughly 181,000 people who ride theĀ AC Transit bus lines every day could ultimately...
  • Getting the best DWP deal

     Getting the best DWP deal
    In the midst of this year's mayoral campaign, the union representing most Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees made city officials an offer they apparently couldn't refuse. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18...