By Beatrice Sanchez It’s been three years since I lost the most important person in my life. My mother passed away from congestive heart failure in a nursing home in Oakland. She [...]
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.
By Assemblymember Tony Thurmond Since the Medicare and Medicaid program’s simultaneous signage into law by President Johnson 50 years ago, over 48 million Americans now have access to health care.
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. <
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency has a announced a new partnership between Healthy Communities Inc. (HCI) and the West Oakland Health Council (WOHC) through which, it hopes to see expanded access to primary care [...]
Families in North Richmond will now have access to vital health services for children and much needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project funded through a grant from Chevron.
Kaiser Permanente will sponsor a community health clinic Saturday, March 1 at the University of the Pacific (UOP), offering health screenings, dental and other services to the Stockton community.
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 [...]