California aims to maximize health insurance subsidies for workers during labor disputes – Update Cali

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company canceled health insurance for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, Calif., refinery during a strike that ended up lasting two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told in April they would lose their health insurance if they did not … Read more

California aims to maximize health insurance subsidies for workers during labor disputes – Update Cali

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company canceled health insurance for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, Calif., refinery during a strike that ended up lasting two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told in April they would lose their health insurance if they did not … Read more

California Attorney General Turns to Investigate Hospital Algorithms for Racial Bias After Election Victory | National – Update Cali

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Attorney General Rob Bonta cruised to victory in the Nov. 8 election, riding on his progressive record on reproductive rights, gun control and social justice reform. The 50-year-old Democrat wants to focus on racial discrimination in health care over the next four years, including examining software programs and decision-making tools used … Read more

Kansas residents await Medicaid expansion | News – Update Kansas

Hundreds of thousands of Kansas residents are without affordable health insurance and stuck between qualifying for Medicare and Medicaid. Tammi Johnson Arellano is one of those residents in limbo. She was recently diagnosed with cataracts and the doctor told her she was half blind. “I still can’t see anything,” she said. “I don’t see the … Read more

Alabama is facing a health care crisis

While apologizing for the bleak outlook, the leader of the Alabama Hospital Association painted a bright picture of the state’s health care system Tuesday morning as he spoke to people at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce. Alabama’s health care system is in crisis, said Dr. Don Williamson to those who participated in the Wiregrass … Read more

Alabama is facing a health care crisis

While apologizing for the bleak outlook, the leader of the Alabama Hospital Association painted a bright picture of the state’s health care system Tuesday morning as he spoke to people at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce. Alabama’s health care system is in crisis, said Dr. Don Williamson to those who participated in the Wiregrass … Read more

David Jordan: How Can We Educate a Health Care Workforce for a Changing Kansas? | Columns

Kansas faces many challenges in providing health care, especially in rural areas. The state is experiencing changing demographics, an uninsured rate higher than the national average, and difficulty attracting and retaining workers. When planning for the future, we need to consider how external factors will affect the demand for workers, who we hire into the … Read more