Cost of Care

The ACA in California one year in

Saving big time with Obamacare (Video)

Gail Fulbeck, 64, relies on her body for work. She hauls soda, energy drinks, snacks and water to the 23 vending machines she owns around downtown Sacramento.

The ACA in California one year in

Some California Views of Health Reform

Government officials, insurance representatives, and regular folks speak out about the Affordable Care Act one year in.

The ACA in California one year in

Treating the Newly Insured: A Doctor's Story (Video)

Dr. Hector Flores marvels at the impact of the Affordable Care Act on his Montebello family practice. The number of uninsured patients, he says, has been cut almost in half.

Health Provider Survival Strategy: Get Bigger

Lots of federal money fuels the Affordable Care Act. But along with it comes new imperatives that effectively put local health plans and providers in a Darwinian struggle for solvency. And like many such struggles, getting bigger may be the fastest...

Op-Eds

Viewpoints: Lack of doctors in Humboldt reflects rural problems with access to health care

Humboldt County is a place of stunning physical beauty, a stark contrast to its residents’ astoundingly poor physical health. State data show the county at or near the bottom of health/wellness measures in virtually every category.

Private Exchanges

The Price of Getting to Choose

Anyone who has health insurance through their work might want to take a look at the Covered California web site. For better or worse, something like it is coming your way.

Pharmacists' New Roles

For diabetics, the best doctor may be a pharmacist

Elba Santos, 63, rolled up her black trousers so Ryan Gates could examine her shins and feet. Gates touched a beet red area, asking if it hurt. Santos winced and nodded. “Even just from breathing, the pain hurts down here,” she said.

Electronic Health Records

E-Record Push Dividing Doctors

Dr. Martin Fee, an infectious disease specialist, doesn’t miss the days of chasing medical records through the corridors of Orange County hospitals.

Electronic Health Records

Hits to Medical Privacy

Since early 2009 the federal government has reported more than 1,000 cases in which private health information was put at risk, affecting nearly 32 million people.

Pages

Filter options

Leave blank for all. Otherwise, the first selected term will be the default instead of "Any".

© 2018 Center for Health Reporting

Login