Keyword: Health Access California
Physicians say California's surprise billing law has given insurance companies an unfair advantage in negotiations with doctors.
From Kaiser Health News: California’s health exchange has ordered insurers to add a surcharge to certain policies next year.
From California Healthline: For about 60,000 Covered California customers, there will be only one insurer left in their communities next year.
Use of telemedicine is exploding in California and other states as insurers increasingly cover tests and treatment overseen from afar.
From Kaiser Health News: Under the GOP's healthcare bill heavily Democratic states may be forced to roll back some of the ACA's key provisions.
From California Healthline: Some health officials and policy experts say that reviving high-risk insurance would be a big step backward.