In the News

December 13, 2016

By Claudia Buck 

Ignore the political uncertainty swirling around Obamacare: If you want health insurance coverage in California starting Jan. 1, sign up this week.

December 7, 2016

By Pauline Bartolone

A key California lawmaker has reintroduced legislation intended to make drug price increases more transparent, vowing to take up arms again with the pharmaceutical industry over runaway costs.

December 2, 2016

POR:KHN Anna Gorman y Pauline Bartolone / Kaiser Health News

California aprovechó la primera oportunidad para expandir el Medicaid y avanzó con el plan, ayudando a reducir el número de personas sin seguro a la mitad en pocos años.

November 29, 2016

By Jason Henry, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

A state audit of the small industrial city of Irwindale found no evidence officials broke the law, though auditors did uncover a series of bad practices and excessive spending.

November 23, 2016

By Anna Gorman and Pauline Bartolone 

California grabbed the first opportunity to expand Medicaid and ran with it, helping cut the number of uninsured people in half in a few short years.

November 18, 2016

By Ana B. Ibarra

A key state health care figure vowed Thursday to defend the coverage gains California has seen under the Affordable Care Act in the face of widely expected efforts by President-elect Donald Trump to overturn much of the health reform law.

November 17, 2016


As President-elect Donald Trump threatens to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act that provides health care to millions, supporters of Covered California are joining forces to come up with ways to defend the public health exchange they’ve spent the last five years building.