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  • New L.A. city guidelines take aim at sharp health disparities

    New L.A. city guidelines take aim at sharp health disparities
    In what experts say reflects a shift in thinking about public health policy, Los Angeles lawmakers Tuesday adopted new planning guidelines aimed at reducing sharp health disparities across the city.
  • Survey ranks L.A. County behind Orange, Ventura in health outcomes

    According to a national survey, new data shows that Los Angeles County ranks 26th best in health outcomes when compared with California's 57 other counties. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute...

    Overdue for checkups: Denti-Cal program for low-income kids

    Overdue for checkups: Denti-Cal program for low-income kids
    Fewer than half the low-income kids enrolled in California's dental insurance program see a dentist in any given year. That seems like a problem. Whether it is, though, is impossible to tell because of the state's inadequate oversight of the program,...

    Indiana becomes latest state to expand Medicaid through Obamacare

    Indiana becomes latest state to expand Medicaid through Obamacare
    Indiana on Tuesday became the latest state to expand its Medicaid program through the Affordable Care Act, as another Republican governor agreed to accept federal dollars to extend government health coverage to low-income state residents. Starting Feb....

    White House reassessing Obamacare enrollment goal for 2015

    The Obama administration, which is scrambling to prepare a new push to enroll Americans in health coverage under the federal health law, is reassessing how many more people will sign up, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said...