Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Nataly Ortiz, a former patient at New Generation, criticizes UCSF's planned closure of the clinic at a public forum, as Ronnishia Johnson and others wait to speak. "Young Latinas and undocumented people still desperately need these services, and you are taking it away," Ortiz told UCSF officials. (Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED)

Mission District Neighbors Vow to Save UCSF Clinic

  By Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED.org   Facing a budget in the red and a loss of patients, UC San Francisco officials plan to close a beloved family planning clinic for low-income teens and young [...]
A worker helps an applicant fill out paperwork during a healthcare enrollment fair at the Bay Area Rescue Mission in March 2014 in Richmond, California. .Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.

New Round Of Obamacare in California Focuses on African Americans and Latinos

By Barbara Feder Ostrov, KHN News   Covered California still faces major challenges in enrolling African-Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open enrollment period.

Healthcare Racial Disparities Continue Despite ACA

More Californians than ever before have health insurance, but coverage isn’t care, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has magnified the deep racial, ethnic and cultural disparities in accessing quality health care in California. <
Dr. Nnannaya Omerigbo, Pediatric Physician, treats a patient at one of T.H.E.'s health centers in Los Angeles.

Through Medi-Cal, More Than 1 Million 
Black Californians Sign Up for Health Insurance

By McKenzie Jackson/California Black Media   As far as Ronail “Stretch” Shelton knows, his health is great. Strong, athletic and fit, the Los Angeles-based personal trainer is one of hundreds of thousands of Californians of [...]

Male RNs Make Thousands More in Salary Than Female Counterparts

By Scott Maier, UCSF News Male registered nurses (RNs) make more than $5,000 per year than their female counterparts across most settings, specialty areas and positions, according to a UCSF-led study, and this earnings gap [...]

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Event for Small Businesses

Congressmembers Barbara Lee, Eric Swalwell and Mike Honda will host a free education and enrollment event workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small business owners and employees understand the Affordable Care Act and learn about [...]

Affordable Care Act Enrollments High in California

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more nearly 365,000 Americans have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offered states federal funds to [...]