More Consumers Rolling Dice And Going With Bare Bones Plans As Substitute For ACA Coverage
Most people who are going with the fixed indemnity plans -- which aren't considered true insurance under the health law -- are healthy and willing to bet they won't be hit with high medical bills anytime soon. Meanwhile, Democrats on Capitol Hill have introduced a public option plan that, though it has almost no chance of passing at the moment, reinforces the party's push toward more universal coverage.
After Ending Controversial Drug-Testing Program, Sonoma West Medical Center Posts Nearly $1.4 Million Loss
The hospital had been on the verge of closing before it began participating in the lucrative drug testing program. Officials say the latest financial statement is more evidence the medical center cannot support itself.
Easy-To-Use Test Strips To Detect Powerful Fentanyl Becomes Latest Weapon To Fight Opioid Crisis
Fentanyl’s recent arrival in California is raising alarms across the state because of how powerful it is. The synthetic drug is 30 to 50 times more powerful than heroin, making the overdose risk extremely high.