Health News


February 26, 2024

How to Find Your 1095-A on Covered California

If you received a Covered California subsidy to help pay for your health insurance in 2023, you have to report it on your 2023 federal taxes. […]
March 13, 2023

Feds Moving to Limit Prior Authorization Headaches

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Paula Chestnut needed hip replacement surgery last year, a pre-operative X-ray found irregularities in her chest. As a smoker […]
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 […]