Health News


 

August 12, 2022

Big Pharma Loses a Drug Pricing Battle for a Change

The new Inflation Reduction Act contains the first-ever provision allowing the federal government to actually negotiate some drug prices instead of paying whatever the greedy pharmaceutical […]
July 26, 2022

What Does “Out-of-Pocket Maximum” Mean?

Out-of-pocket maximum (OOPM) is the most you have to pay for covered services in a single year, aside from premiums. Once you reach your out-of-pocket max, […]
July 25, 2022

In California, Your Health Plan is Likely Required to Cover Abortions

California law is clear: Abortions are legal, and almost all health plans are required to cover them. That includes all private insurance plans offered by insurers […]
July 25, 2022

Biden and Democrats Save ACA Subsidy Improvements From Expiring

Great news for Californians and anyone in high-cost urban areas that are on individual and family (IFP) health insurance plans! The Inflation Reduction Act that is […]
July 6, 2022

Mexico Steps Up to Provide Americans Access to Abortion

Last year, the Mexican Supreme Court decriminalized abortion. Now, as our regressive Supreme Court and cruel Republican politicians work feverishly to restrict abortion in the U.S., […]
June 23, 2022

California Modernizes Medical Malpractice Law

Starting January 1, 2023, Californians who believe they have been harmed by medical malpractice will be able to sue for up to $350,000 for “pain and […]