In the News

October 9, 2018

Spurred by news stories about hospitals “dumping” poor people onto the streets, a new law will soon require health care providers to develop specific policies for safely discharging homeless patients.

Beginning in July, hospitals must document in writing that shelters have beds for homeless patients before sending them to the facilities. Hospitals also must offer homeless patients a meal, appropriate clothing, medications and transportation upon discharge.

October 8, 2018

Nothing brings an industry’s dirty little secrets to light as effectively as litigation, especially when the industry gives up those secrets voluntarily, in the service of making more profit than it could obtain by remaining silent.

October 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO — California will formally forbid the sale of short-term health plans and work requirements for those who receive subsidized health care, under laws signed on Saturday by Gov. Jerry Brown, with both proposals crafted as sharp rejoinders to efforts by the Trump administration.

October 2, 2018

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Sunday announced that he has signed the following bills:

October 1, 2018

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills on September 30th:

October 1, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown, who faced the final bill-signing deadline of his gubernatorial career on Sunday, approved a variety of health care measures that will directly affect consumers — right down to the drinks in their children’s kiddie meals.

September 25, 2018

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 25, 2018--Asteres Inc., the industry’s leading provider of 24/7 automated prescription and retail product pickup kiosks in hospital, Veteran’s Affairs, Department of Defense and retail pharmacies, announced today that Governor Jerry Brown signed SB1447 for the expanded use of Automated Patient Delivery Systems (APDS) in California.

September 24, 2018

Gov. Jerry Brown signed five bills this weekend that seek to make health care more accessible to low and middle income Californians.