California Healthline

California Endowment Provides $23M for Medi-Cal Enrollment Efforts

The California Endowment has provided $23 million in grants to be awarded to 36 counties or county groups across the…


Covered California To Require Pediatric Dental Coverage Starting in 2015

On Thursday, the Covered California board of directors voted to require all children's health plans offered through the…


State Agency Nearing Extinction: "We Have Accomplished Our Mission"

It's a little quieter these days in the hallways and cubicles of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, the state…


Is California Ready for Telehealth Growth?

A convergence of trends -- health care reform, a shortage of physicians and advances in technology -- will result in…


Medi-Cal a Hidden Enrollment Success

The Department of Health Care Services last week released enrollment numbers for Medi-Cal-eligible Californians who…


Report Finds 57% of California School Districts Lack a Full-Time Nurse

More than half of California school districts do not have a full-time school nurse, even though the number of children…


Campaign Launched to Enroll Children, Families in Covered California

The Children's Partnership launched a statewide drive Wednesday to reach uninsured children and their families through…


Autism Advocates Praise Covered California's Expected Policy Change

The Covered California health benefit exchange board today is expected to reverse a policy that required all family…


14% of Uninsured Kids Eligible for Public Insurance Live in California

Nearly 37% of all U.S. children who are eligible for public health insurance programs but who remain uninsured live in…


Big Jump in School-Based Health Centers

When California elementary, middle and high school students return to school this fall, almost 230,000 of them will…