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  • Health disparity persists [Commentary]

    Health disparity persists  [Commentary]
    Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." Yet decades later, only modest progress has been made to reduce the pervasive...
  • Employer health costs to rise nearly 9% this year, survey finds

    Employer health costs to rise nearly 9% this year, survey finds
    Employer healthcare costs are expected to rise nearly 9% in 2014, a slight improvement over recent years, according to a new survey. However, that modest decline doesn't offer much relief to companies and their employees, who are seeing health insurance...
  • Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it

    Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it
    I’m looking for my root. My what? Apparently, I should “find my root” and envision “pushing it to the floor.” Or at least I think that’s what the soothing instructor is saying; in my confusion, I can’t really...
  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...
  • Obamacare deadline pushed to July 15 for Californians on COBRA

    California's health exchange said an estimated 300,000 people in the state with COBRA insurance coverage can switch to an Obamacare policy through July 15. The Covered California exchange announced the special two-month enrollment period, starting...
  • Letters: No one said affordable healthcare would be free

    Re "For working poor, new health premiums can be a burden," April 14 The headline on this article is very misleading. The impression given is that Obamacare places an undue burden on low-income citizens. This story is about someone — 63-year-old...
  • Attorney General Issues Report In Push For Transparency In Hospital Bills

    With the release of a report on the impact of hospital facility fees, Attorney General George Jepsen urged state lawmakers to pass two bills designed to clarify hospital billing practices. Since last year, Jepsen has been calling for greater transparency...
  • $10-million ad campaign joins 'avalanche' of anti-Obamacare ads

    $10-million ad campaign joins 'avalanche' of anti-Obamacare ads
    The big-spending conservative group American Crossroads and its nonprofit arm launched a new offensive Tuesday in the 2014 campaign for control of the U.S. Senate with an ad targeting North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan and her support of the Affordable Care...
  • Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients

    Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients
    Just 2 in 5 Los Angeles community health clinics are ready for the impacts of Obamacare, a new study found.  A May brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research examined approximately 40 clinics in the Los Angeles area to determine how...
  • No looking backward [Commentary]

    Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our resolve for improved health care should...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots The Department of Health is offering free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...