In the News

October 7, 2014

By: Emily Bazar

August 27, 2014

By Tracy Seipel

San Jose Mercury News

 SACRAMENTO -- After passing the state Senate and Assembly unanimously this week, a bill limiting California's seizure of assets from the estates of Medi-Cal recipients is headed toward Gov. Jerry Brown's desk.

June 24, 2014

by David Gorn

Bucking one provision from the governor in the recently adopted budget, a new bill co-authored by Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) and Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) will be presented in the Assembly Committee on Health today. SB 18 would accept a $6 million grant from the California Endowment with the intention of drawing down an additional $6 million in federal funding.

July 12, 2013

California Healthline 

The Assembly Committee on Health last week passed SB 20 by Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina), a bill that proposes to repay physician-training loans for doctors who choose to practice in medically underserved areas.

June 10, 2013

You are invited to a forum on Health Care Reform Implementation for Employers

The forum will help you understand the employer specific provisions of the law, which provisions apply to you, and provide important dates, deadlines and milestones.

Speakers: Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. and Michael Lujan, Director, Sales & Marketing, Covered California

Date: Friday, June 28, 2013

Time: 2:00-4:00 pm

Location: City of Hope, Platt III Conference Room

May 29, 2013

By: California Healthline

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

On Tuesday, the state Senate passed two of three bills that aim to expand certain health care providers' scope of practice as a means to address California's primary care physician shortage, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports (Lin, AP/Sacramento Bee, 5/28).


Only 16 of the state's 58 counties have the supply of physicians recommended by the federal government.