Tag Archives: California

Some Rejoice Over New California Health Insurance Subsidies. Others Get Shut Out.

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Syd Winlock bought one of the cheapest health insurance policies he could find for himself and his wife, Lisa, this year: a high-deductible plan with lousy coverage and a $ 1,500-per-month price tag. For coverage next year, the Elk Grove, Calif., resident qualifies for… Read More »

Results of 1400 Pharmacy Practice Exams are Invalidated in California – Pharmacy Times

Pending results of the California Practice Standards and Jurisprudence Exam (CPJE) have been invalidated for 1400 applicants that recently took the test. According to the California Board of Pharmacy (CBP), these potential pharmacists are being impacted by leak of more than 100 CPJE questions prior to the test being administered.1-4 Some impacted test takers have… Read More »

California law created to prevent Black women from dying during childbirth

A nurse holds a newborn baby in maternity hospital. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Thanks to Serena Williams advocacy on the issue of Black women dying during childbirth at disproportionately high rates (as compared to their white peers) has gotten substantial attention. This week California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill to address the… Read More »

California Blues’ digital therapeutics platform expands member choice

Blue Shield of California and Solera Health have teamed up to offer a new free digital therapeutics platform to BSC members. At the same time, the partnership between BSC and Solera—a company that consolidates highly fragmented programs and services into a single marketplace—aims to hold participating vendors accountable for producing good outcomes. BSC and Solera… Read More »