Hobby Lobby decision has limited impact on California

Most women in California won’t be affected by Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court landmark decision in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby. The Christian owners of the craft store chain challenged the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that companies provide contraception coverage to their employees. The Court ruled that closely-held, for-profit companies can opt out if they object on … Continue reading Hobby Lobby decision has limited impact on California →

Even With Obamacare, Many Latinos Still Seek Medical Care in Mexico

By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News TIJUANA, Mexico – Irma Montalvo signed up for a health plan through Covered California, the state’s insurance marketplace, last month, getting coverage for the first time in eight years. “To be honest, I like to come here better even if I have insurance.” But when she needed treatment for … Continue reading Even With Obamacare, Many Latinos Still Seek Medical Care in Mexico →

Two Different Reactions to Obamacare

The 2014 enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act closes tonight. For some people the new health law is a godsend. Others barely noticed its existence. Donna Zeuli and her husband lost their insurance when he retired two years ago. Private insurers denied them both because of pre-existing conditions and the COBRA plan offered through … Continue reading Two Different Reactions to Obamacare →