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September 8, 2017 | Chris Nichols
A bill to regulate dialysis clinics has stalled in the California Legislature following strong opposition from the medical industry.
August 28, 2017 | Sammy Caiola
From single payer to universal coverage, California looks for a way to cover the uninsured.
August 14, 2017 | Ali Budner
A recently-introduced bill would ban one of the nation’s most widely-used pesticides, chlorpyrifos. The Obama Administration moved to ban it in 2015, over health concerns, but this year the Trump Administration reversed that decision.
August 3, 2017 | Chris Remington
Participants in the state’s healthcare exchange will see premium increases next year and a potential surcharge because of lost federal subsidies. Emily Bazar has been following Covered California closely, she joins Insight to explain.
August 1, 2017 | Julia Mitric
Californians enrolled in Covered California will see premiums rise by an average of 12.5 percent next year. And Anthem Blue Cross of California is withdrawing from most regions of the state.
August 1, 2017 | Chris Remington
CALmatters journalist Laurel Rosenhall shares her latest story on how legalized injection centers could open soon in several California communities if Assembly Bill 186 passes the California Legislature.
July 26, 2017 | Sammy Caiola
A Planned Parenthood-sponsored art exhibit is on display downtown this week. The multimedia pieces highlight issues in reproductive health.
May 25, 2017
(AP) - A California bill to replace health insurance companies with universal government-funded care is advancing to a vote in the full Senate.
May 17, 2017 | Cody Drabble
The American Health Care Act would drastically reshape how Medicaid is funded, which could leave California’s most disadvantaged in a difficult spot. Paul Tullis with Capitol & Main further delves into this topic with retired nurse Bonnie Kerlew.