Authorities say a New Jersey woman with the Instagram handle AntiVaxMomma sold several hundred fake COVID-19 vaccination cards at $200 a pop to New York City-area jab dodgers, including people working in hospitals and nursing homes.
The government alleged in 2015 that Sutter Health knowingly submitted unsupported diagnosis codes for certain patient encounters for beneficiaries under its care, inflating payments to be made to the plans and to Sutter Health.
San Mateo County Medical Center and San Mateo County will collectively pay $11.4 million in settlement fees to resolve allegations of billing Medicare for non-covered inpatient hospital admissions.
Walmart unveiled a low-cost version of analog insulin that it will sell in an effort to help Americans who struggle to pay for the diabetes drug.
This is a game changer for hundreds of thousands of underserved Californians to get better health outcomes, nearly for free.
On Friday night, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital hosted it's 10th annual prom, after canceling last year's due to the pandemic. This year was the first ever virtual prom.
Former President Barack Obama’s health law let parents keep their adult children on their health plans until at least age 26, a change that helped millions of young people transition to adulthood as jobs were scarce after the Great Recession.
More than three million people in California are now eligible for low-cost health insurance through the state's Covered California program. Starting Monday, the program will open a special enrollment thansk to the recently signed American Rescue Act.
Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12.
As Blue Shield takes over vaccination operations in California, it may force the end of some community clinics.
The Medical Board of California said it would investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his traffic violation trial while operating.
Covered California says it will give people more time to purchase health insurance this year.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to reopen the HealthCare.gov insurance markets for a special sign-up opportunity geared to people needing coverage in the coronavirus pandemic.
Almost 200 workers at John Muir Health Behavioral Health Center in Concord are now voting, or will do so shortly, on whether they want to unionize.
An Arkansas doctor gave hundreds of patients a clean bill to start the New Year when he cleared their debt.
With doctor offices close, access to medication, and resources redistributed to battle COVID-19, chronic pain patients say they're suffering.
It’s Christmas Eve, and nurses in California aren’t home with their families. They are working, always working, completely gowned up — and worn down.
A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.
Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the U.S., Sara Houze has been on the road — going from one hospital to another to care for COVID-19 patients on the brink of death.
The Trump administration said Wednesday it was cutting $200 million in federal healthcare funding to California because the state requires insurance providers to cover abortions.