California is the first state to let some adult children add their parents as dependents on their insurance plans.
The Senator who introduced the bill said it would reimburse doctors for going out into the streets and helping the patients.
California spent nearly $200 million to set up, operate and staff alternate care sites that ultimately provided little help when the state's worst coronavirus surge spiraled out of control last winter, forcing exhausted hospital workers to treat patients in tents and cafeterias.
A record 80.5 million Americans were enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP by January 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, government data shows.
A $25 million anonymous gift to Children's Hospital Los Angeles will support cognitive, emotional and behavioral health treatments for kids, it was announced Tuesday.
A local health care worker is frustrated after she claims non-frontline workers got the COVID-19 vaccine at Southern California Hospital in Culver City while she was denied three times.
The Orange County Health Care Agency on Wednesday issued an order suspending ambulance diversions for hospitals that take part in the 911 system.
The hospitals affected are Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, Riverside Community Hospital and West Hills Hospital and Medical Center.
“It’s busy. It’s rough.” That’s how nurse Lindsey Burrell describes the Intensive Care Unit at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance.
Republican elected officials and the Trump administration are advancing their latest arguments to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, a long-held GOP goal that has repeatedly failed in Congress and the courts.
Joe Biden is championing the Obama administration’s signature health care law as it goes before the Supreme Court in a case that could overturn it.
On the very same day, Amy Cohen Epstein lost her mother, Lynne Cohen, to ovarian cancer nearly 23 years ago, Amy and her siblings launched the Lynne Cohen Foundation which has been saving lives ever since.
President Donald Trump says he'll be signing an executive order that would require health care providers to provide medical care to all babies born alive as he makes an election-year push to energize voters opposed to abortion.
The overwhelming stress that the pandemic has created in healthcare workers has spurred companies to create support tools to help those on the front lines.
Registered nurses who belong to National Nurses United and the California Nurses Association will hold more than 200 protests across the nation Wednesday -- including in Southern California -- to demand greater protections for health care providers and their patients.
A Riverside County emergency services official told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that the recent jump in coronavirus patient case loads prompted a half dozen hospitals countywide to switch to "surge plans" to accommodate the infirm, but the facilities are not operating beyond their limits.
At Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, staff members are using simulations to practice treatments for coronavirus patients.
The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs.
The rising cases in states like Arizona, Florida, Texas and California has been blamed in part on many not wearing masks or obeying other social-distancing rules.
Taxpayer-subsidized health insurance is available for a modest cost — sometimes even free — across the country, but few people seem to know how to find it.