Supreme Court Rules on Affordable Care Act
On Thursday, June 28th, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Compiled here are stories leading up to the momentous decision as well as analysis and reaction following the ruling.
Capital Public Radio News Reports
California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills Thursday that make sweeping changes to the state’s rules for people purchasing health insurance on their own.
California lawmakers heard a bill today that would prevent workplace wellness programs from charging workers more for health care if they don’t meet certain goals.
Three California measures that would expand the roles of non-physicians working in primary care easily passed their first committee test today.
Two California bills that would overhaul the health insurance market for individuals are on their way to the Governor’s desk today.
California lawmakers consider measures today that would allow nurse-practitioners and other health care professionals to provide a higher level of care next year. The Brown administration says it’s an important discussion, but has taken no position.
Capital Public Radio sat down with California's Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley to talk about doctor shortages in the state, and how that ties to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
An unlikely coalition has formed to try to stop cuts to California’s Medi-Cal program.
California physicians and lawmakers are trying to draw attention to a shortage of doctors in the state. They say more doctors will be needed to see millions of people who will start enrolling in coverage next year.
A California bill related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act passed the Senate today.
A media campaign is trying to bring attention to the Californians who will remain uninsured when new health coverage under the Affordable Care Act begins. Click-in to see the commercial.
A California lawmaker proposes to allow some healthcare workers to expand their range of services in order to meet the new demand for health care under the Affordable Care Act.
A new bill in the California legislature session intends to make health care more stable for the working poor under the Affordable Care Act.
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