California alleges doctor killed 4 patients with opioids

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general said Wednesday that he is charging a Northern California doctor with killing four patients by overprescribing opioids and narcotics, crimes he linked to the nationwide opioid epidemic. Attorney…




California Kaiser workers vote to strike

Kaiser Permanente workers in California overwhelmingly supported a national strike beginning in early October against the integrated not-for-profit health system’s alleged unfair labor practices, the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions announced Monday. About 98% of…


The Scoop: August 9, 2019 Edition

In this edition: Washington, Vermont insurance commissioners crack down on bogus health plans Judge rejects New Hampshire’s Medicaid work requirement Colorado seeks to create alliance to help businesses reduce healthcare costs Nevada exchange enrollees to…



The Scoop: August 2, 2019 Edition

In this edition: RECENT HEADLINES North Dakota reinsurance program receives federal approval Colorado’s reinsurance program also approved CMS rejects Utah’s request for enhanced funding of Medicaid expansion DC exchange offers special enrollment to insurance scam…


It’s about to get ugly between Democrats on health care

Sen. Kamala Harris wants to transform Medicare into a universal health care program while still preserving a central role for private insurers. | Darron Cummings/AP Photo Democratic presidential candidates are primed for an all-out brawl…