In the News

January 16, 2017

By Ed Hernandez

They number 5 million strong in California, and they have an important story to tell. But their voices are being drowned out by the rancor of politics of the most partisan kind.

They are the working men and women from every corner of the state who now live their lives with the security of knowing they have basic health care coverage.

January 9, 2017

By Marisa Lagos

When Gov. Jerry Brown unveils his 2017-18 budget Tuesday, there will be one huge question mark hanging over the proposal: What will it cost California when congressional Republicans follow through on their promise to dismantle Obamacare?

January 4, 2017

By Ed Hernandez

Special to The Bee

Do you remember what our health care system was like before the Affordable Care Act? I do.

January 2, 2017

By The Editorial Board

As soon as the new Congress is sworn in Tuesday, some Republicans will set about following through on their promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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.