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California Boosts Access to Opioid Addiction Treatments

April 28, 2017 | Sally Schilling

The state aims to boost support for physicians to prescribing opioid addiction treatment drugs.

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Health Care

Study Finds Republican Health Proposals Would Increase Premiums

April 27, 2017 | Sally Schilling

A Covered California analysis finds some Republican health policies could dramatically increase premiums.

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State Government

Single-Payer Bill Passes First Vote In California Legislature

April 26, 2017 | Ben Adler

California lawmakers have given initial backing to the progressive Holy Grail of a statewide single-payer health care system. But Wednesday's Senate committee vote was largely symbolic, as even supporters acknowledge the proposal needs more work.

State Government

State Lawmaker Sheds Light On How Prescription Drug Prices Are Set

April 18, 2017 | Sally Schilling

Democratic Assemblyman Jim Wood's bill would target the "middlemen" who are hired by health insurance companies to negotiate lower drug prices.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Single Payer Healthcare: Plausible Or A Pipe Dream?

April 18, 2017

There’s a renewed push to establish a single-payer healthcare system in California and across the United States. The filmmakers behind the new documentary “Now is the Time” join former Sacramento County Public Health Officer Glennah Trochet.

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